Australian investors are showing an increased interest in hedge funds after the sector demonstrated its robustness during the pandemic, and are now seeing how they could provide opportunities for protection against the spectre of inflation.
Systematic hedge fund and CTA pioneer Aspect Capital has unveiled a new daily-liquid UCITS-compliant version of its Aspect Core Diversified Programme, a medium-term quantitative trend-following strategy, to capitalise on growing demand for uncorrelated returns amid rising market uncertainty.
Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, has unveiled a new multi-asset strategy which will trade assets that align with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, in a move aimed at further tapping into investor appetite for sustainable investing.
Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, and CoinDesk Indexes, a subsidiary of CoinDesk Inc, have launched the Grayscale Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Fund, a new diversified investment product, and the CoinDesk DeFi Index.
Barry Goodman, co-CEO of quantitative investment manager Millburn Ridgefield Corporation, outlines how the firm is aiming to build on its successful 50-year track record with a new strategy that includes exposure to global, Chinese and thematic commodity markets. And as ever, a combination of human experience and the 'power of the machine' will be key…
Bearish bets: Hedge fund short sellers stack up wagers against Cineworld, Sainsbury’s and Petropavlovsk
Hedge funds are continuing to pile on bets against Cineworld, with the beleaguered global movie theatre chain – whose share price tumbled again this week – now the most-shorted, UK-listed stock.
KLS Arete Macro, managed by Ocean Arete Limited from Hong Kong, is celebrating its three-year anniversary this month at the same time as reaching an important milestone with assets under management crossing USD1 billion.
Global alternative asset management group Tikehau Capital has launched Tikehau Impact Credit (TIC), pioneering an impact approach in the high yield universe.
As investors look to strengthen portfolio performance amid a shifting economic landscape, a new Barclays study suggests hedge funds now offer “a compelling alternative” to fixed income allocations, and may prove key to bumping up returns as allocators adapt to a “shifting paradigm”.
In this wide-ranging Q&A, Arnaud Sarfati, CEO and co-founder of Paris-based quantitative asset manager LFIS Capital, discusses how the firm is tackling ESG implementation in its quant strategies, touching on portfolio constraints, evolving regulation, auditing concerns, and “data exhaustivity”.