Macro hedge funds rebound as investment landscape improves in Q4

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Macro-focused hedge funds have enjoyed a resurgence in recent months, generating a 6.50 per cent annual gain in 2019, aided by a 1.73 per cent return during the final quarter of the year, according to eVestment’s aggregated hedge fund performance data. 

The positive returns underline a reversal in fortunes for the strategy class, which has frequently struggled to notch up meaningful performances amid the post-2008 low interest rate environment and, more recently, an increasingly volatile and uncertain geopolitical landscape.

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