Macro

MARKETS

“From hope to worry”: Positive market movements still hinge on vaccine progress, says BlueBay

“From hope to worry”: Positive market movements still hinge on vaccine progress, says BlueBay

BlueBay Asset Management, the London-based fixed income and emerging markets manager, is warning the recent uptick in economic activity could give way to “a more difficult backdrop” in August, as the future direction of the global economy continues to hinge heavily on developments surrounding a potential coronavirus vaccine.

NEWS

Swedish hedge fund pioneer Brummer sees April gains across credit, relative value and macro

Swedish hedge fund pioneer Brummer sees April gains across credit, relative value and macro

Brummer & Partners, a long-running Swedish multi-strategy hedge fund firm, saw its flagship Brummer Multi-Strategy vehicle up marginally in April, as solid gains across its long/short credit, systematic equity, relative value and macro strategies were offset by sharp losses in tech-focused long/short equity trades.

Global Macro Outlook

Unhedged US exposure among corporates and pensions offers cheap options play for macro funds

Unhedged US exposure among corporates and pensions offers cheap options play for macro funds

Last year provided some optimism for global macro hedge funds, ending the year up 6.50 per cent according to eVestment’s aggregated hedge fund performance data. And there are signs that 2020 could offer good opportunities to make upside, as macro traders position themselves for higher inflation in Europe and investor rotation out of US equities.