Man Group has raised the alarm over elevated risk appetite and potentially hazardous market positioning following the recent seismic factor reversal, with some hedge fund strategies potentially gambling on “prior winners continuing to win”.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) will expand its product range on the derivatives market with new Futures Style Margin Options for EEX power, gas and emissions futures.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has carried out the 2,000th primary market auction for emission allowances.
EPEX SPOT and ECC successfully launch local Intraday auctions in Austria, Belgium, France and the Netherlands
The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT and its clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC) have launched new local Intraday auctions in four countries: Austria, Belgium, France and the Netherlands.
Emerging market debt-focused hedge funds are staying patient amid “weaker alpha environment” – here’s why…
The rally in emerging markets has “eroded the potential for alpha generation” in EM debt markets, but this weaker investment environment is only temporary, with hedge fund managers keeping their powder dry to capitalise on opportunities at a later stage.
Pierre-Henri Flamand, Man GLG’s CIO emeritus and hedge fund industry veteran, says the huge economic stimulus from governments to combat the coronavirus crisis is fuelling the threat of inflation, and is warning investors to “be vigilant rather than to relax”.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) intends to enable negative prices on its natural gas spot markets as of 1 October 2020, following a number of key price fluctuations which have taken place in the market over the recent months.
After global stock markets suffered their steepest sell-off since June, Hedgeweek rounds up a range of perspectives from across the hedge fund spectrum, gauging the broader impact of this week’s unexpected reversal and the potential for renewed market volatility up ahead.
The Power Spot Intraday market as operated by EPEX SPOT, increased by 25 per cent to 9.2 TWh in August, with the Belgian market reporting a new record of 263.6 GWh (previous record in May 2020 with 256.6 GWh) and the Netherlands registering their second highest volume to date with 377.3 GWh.
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.