Global hedge funds sold financial stocks for a 10th week running in the week ending Dec. 8 and now have the lowest exposure to the sector since March 2020, when the COVID-19 crisis roiled markets, a Goldman Sachs (GS.N) note said. Speculators ditched long positions on insurance stocks while switching out of buy positions and […]
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When deep-pocketed hedge funds made a massive push into venture capital during the pandemic, effectively fueling the tech dealmaking boom, I couldn’t help but wonder how these investors would respond when the market inevitably turned south. It didn’t take too long for this scenario to play out.
Hedge fund performance jumped in November as economic data showed a welcome decline in inflation, resulting in falling bond yields, and surging equity and cryptocurrency markets, as investors positioned for the end of the Federal Reserve interest rate increasing cycle.
Market volatility and ongoing investor uncertainty were hallmarks for much of the year. In an environment of elevated inflation and interest rates, advisors and investors increasingly turned to alternatives to diversify their portfolios. Managed futures offer a number of long-term benefits that make them worthy of consideration.
The most popular alternative investments among survey respondents were in cryptocurrency, collectibles, and gold. “The uncertainty of the stock market makes it likely that I won’t make any money with traditional investing, and possible that I will even lose money,” a 39-year-old woman who was surveyed told Retirement Living. “It’s important to diversify, and now […]
According to Man Group CEO, Robyn Grew, not a client discussion has gone by this year without the subject of AI coming up. The hot topic was discussed at a media roundtable at Man’s London HQ this week with the firm’s top technologists discussing the power, but also limitations, of artificial intelligence in their business.
Palliser Capital, the hedge fund firm founded by James Smith, the former head of Elliott Management Corp’s operations in Hong Kong, is agitating for a raft of changes at Samsung C&T (SCT), the effective holding company of South Korean conglomerate Samsung Group, according to a report by Reuters.
In this webinar, Andrew Beer, Managing Member of our Partner, DBi, and Greg Clerkson, Director – Global Asset Management at iM Global Partner, will give their insight on the diversification powers of managed futures and how they can play an important role in today’s investment portfolios.
Mit der Rückkehr der Zinsen gewinnen alternative Strategien als Diversifikator und Renditequelle an Attraktivität. Warum jedoch viele Anleger beim Umgang mit solchen Strategien vorsichtig sein sollten und welche Herausforderungen im Auge behaltet werden müssen, erklärt Conrad Lauterbach von Allington Investors im Video.
Crans-Montana-Investor Radovan Vitek: Short-Seller haben den tschechischen Milliardär ins Visier genommen
Seitdem die Probleme des Investors René Benko bekannt sind, stehen Immobilienfirmen unter Beobachtung. Das gilt auch für Radovan Vitek und seine Firma CPI. Short-Seller führen eine Kampagne gegen den Tschechen mit Wohnsitz im Wallis. CPI hat die niedrigen Zinsen für eine aggressive Wachstumsstrategie genutzt.
Hedge funds that pivoted from China to Japan in 2023 have struggled to make money, according to a report by Reuters. The report notes that even though Japan is the third largest economy, fund managers have struggled to make sense of the market.
Dubai is seeing a boom in hedge funds setting up shop in the city, according to a report by Arabian Business. The report cites data from Dubai International Financial Center as confirming that the numbers of funds setting up shop is unprecedented.
Hedge funds have limited their exposure to healthcare equities, while opting for small-cap stocks in the last week, according to a report by Reuters, that cites a BofA Securities note about its clients flow trends.
Hedge funds and other money managers have only the equivalent of 3 million barrels in the six most important petroleum futures and options contracts in the week up to Nov 21, according to a report by Reuters.
Nine Blocks, which follows a market neutral strategy, also made Dubai its global headquarters.