Massar Capital Management has launched a new discretionary macro hedge fund strategy which aims to capitalise on directional trading opportunities across a broad set of global markets.
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Sir Christopher Hohn’s TCI Fund Management has set out a strategic plan to overhaul Canadian National Railway which it says would put the Montreal-headquartered freight railway company “back on track."
Hedge funds’ overall momentum in 2021 has been halted, with managers across a range of strategy classes left counting the cost of September’s bumpy equity and credit market reversal, new industry data published this week shows.
Man Group’s funds under management reached a new high of USD139.5 billion during the third quarter, fueled by positive inflows and strong investment performance, with its hedge fund and alternative strategies driving growth.
Co-founded by former Lynx Asset Management portfolio manager Martin Sandquist, Stockholm-based investment management firm Antiloop brings together discretionary and quantitative trading in a multi-strategy fund that spans commodities, equities, global macro and emerging markets.
The development of molnupiravir, a “potent” oral anti-viral Covid-19 treatment, could help boost flagging consumer stocks reliant on the global economic reopening, as healthcare-focused hedge funds look to rebound following recent losses.
French systematic long/short equity hedge fund Quantology Capital Management’s flagship fund ended last month in positive territory, with the market neutral strategy withstanding the sharp stock market reversal during September.
Challenges and opportunities: How hedge funds are grappling with ESG, remote working and the ‘portfolio conundrum’
With traditional equity and credit returns set for a squeeze, and ESG, Covid-19 and remote working upending the hedge fund industry from both an investment and operations perspective, managers face both considerable challenges and sizable opportunities up ahead, speakers at EisnerAmper’s 6th annual Alternative Investment Summit said this week.
New data published by Hedge Fund Research shows managers overall gained 0.13 per cent in September. That gain puts HFR’s main Fund Weighted Composite Index – a broad-based index tracking the monthly returns of some 1400 single manager hedge funds across all strategy types – up 10.09 per cent since the start of January.
A ‘patriotic bias’ towards London-listed stocks has increased among UK hedge funds during the Covid-19 pandemic, and is stifling managers’ efforts to diversify portfolios, according to a new industry survey.