Growing numbers of investors are turning to hedge funds to protect their portfolios in the face of inflationary fears, with total industry capital swelling to almost USD4 trillion and more allocators set to tilt towards alternative assets, new research shows.
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.
Last month, most carbon markets experienced strong performance, with the EUA market rising 9 per cent and the CCA and RGGI markets gaining 10.8 per cent and 7.5 per cent respectively while the newly launched UK carbon market lost 4 per cent in June after making a strong debut in May.
Brazilian hedge funds provide safe haven for domestic investors amid political and macroeconomic uncertainty, says Preqin
Brazilian hedge funds are providing attractive risk-adjusted return for domestic investors, with a 23.38 per cent one-year return, according to research published by Preqin, the global leader in alternative assets data, tools and insights.
The global hedge fund business returned +0.18 per cent in June, bringing year to date (YTD) performance for the industry to +9.22 per cent, the best first half performance since 2009, according to the just-released eVestment June 2021 hedge fund performance data.
Hedge fund confidence at highest level “in many years” as industry enjoys renaissance among investors
Hedge funds are in a buoyant mood heading into the second half of the year, boosted by impressive Q2 performances and increased capital inflows, according to a key industry confidence metric.
AI-based asset manager Quantumrock has proven that its flagship strategy, the Volatility Special Opportunities Program (VSOP), can make a positive contribution to earnings even in markets with low volatility.
Every sub-sector of the hedge fund industry in the black through June 2021, according to Backstop BarclayHedge
The hedge fund industry continued its winning ways in June, returning +0.88 per cent on the month, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions.
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.
Trend-following hedge funds and CTA strategies have dipped slightly in recent days after ending the first half of the year in positive territory, Société Générale’s CTA indices show, but the sector is well-placed to capitalise on commodities and equities trends going forward.