US assets continue to draw international flows, predominantly from Japan, but the level of support may not be sustainable to keep the dollar strong, according to new research by contrarian hedge fund Horseman Capital.
Investors’ bias towards momentum risk is making trend-following hedge fund strategies particularly sensitive to investor inflows, amid a recent spike in market volatility.
Fears over the coronavirus outbreak will drive volatility in global markets for some time, according to BlueBay Asset Management, which suggested re-orientating portfolios away from cyclicals and towards duration and carry.
Convertible bond arbitrage strategies may hold half of the reported short positions in Tesla, as short bets against the electric carmaker remain resilient despite its market value roaring past USD150 billion this week.
Hedge funds are continuing to offload exposures that face a potential hit from the effects of the coronavirus, as Lyxor Asset Management forecasts a “transitory economic impact” from the deadly outbreak.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) will extend its global power product suite by offering Trade Registration services for the Japanese Power Derivatives market.
– Founder and CIO Niels Clemen Jensen flags up potential liquidity squeeze –
ARP founder and chief investment officer Niels Clemen Jensen is flagging up the risk of a US recession amidst a potential liquidity squeeze among lower-quality US corporates.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has successfully integrated Powernext and Gaspoint Nordic as of 1 January 2020. All required approvals have been received to integrate the natural gas spot and derivatives markets into EEX.
The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) is set to provide real-time market data feed from 23 March 2020 simultaneously with the introduction of continuous trading on Taiwan’s stock market, which currently adopts the call auction trading method during trading hours.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has welcomed an initiative by the German gas market area manager NetConnect Germany (NCG) to support derivatives trading on German natural gas markets by means of an incentive scheme.