Will volatility return for hedge funds in 2020?

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The upcoming US elections and the possibility of a rate shift in the UK and Europe could present hedge funds with alpha hunting opportunities, writes Hedgeweek Editor-in-Chief, James Williams…

The last decade was dominated by sustained central bank intervention, giving rise to supercharged performance in equity and bond markets. And stripping away volatility like one would offensive wallpaper in a new home. This was not a period for hedge funds to operate at their optimal best, but perhaps this new decade – and indeed this year – could start to re-introduce some much needed volatility and give hedge fund managers something to really shout about. 

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