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HFR Interim Update: Hedge Funds Gain Through Mid-September

(FINalternatives)Rising global financial markets have helped most hedge funds notch strong gains as of September’s midway point, according to new data from Hedge Fund Research, although trend-following CTAs have lost ground. To read this article:

This Hedge Fund Investor Says China Bears Are Missing Something

(Bloomberg) One hedge fund investor says Kyle Bass, Jim Chanos and other China bears are missing a key piece of the equation. Global investors have underestimated the power of China’s command economy, where leaders can cancel or forgive debts and […]

Indian Billionaire Serves a Happy Meal to the Hedge Funds

(Bloomberg) Anil Agarwal is cementing his influence over Anglo American Plc. The resources magnate is set to become the largest shareholder in the mining giant after investing up to 1.5 billion pounds ($1.8 billion) in a cleverly structured deal. His […]

Rubicon — a Macro Hedge Fund in London — Has Lost a Third of Its Value This Year

(The Business Insider) Rubicon Fund Management, a large London hedge fund focused on trading around global economic events, has suffered a 33.2% loss in its flagship fund this year. The losses were disclosed in investor documents reviewed by Business Insider. […]

Hot EM Hedge Funds Attracting Billions

(Barron’s) If you’re investing your clients’ money in hedge funds that focus on China, India and other emerging markets, you’re in good company. Asian hedge fund managers have added $13.6 billion of AUM this year through the end of August, […]

Investing in an Overvalued Market and Tail-Risk Hedging

(Harvest) Since the great recession officially ended in June 2009, risk has been rewarded and many risk assets have become very expensive in the process. The US central bank’s vast financial engineering effort has created excessive liquidity in the banking […]

To Hedge (or Not to Hedge) Currency Moves

(Harvest) Trying to time currency swings is difficult, to say the least. The drivers that matter most for a given currency—from interest rate differentials and monetary policy to investment flows and investor sentiment—can change quickly. And currencies themselves can affect […]

Hedge Fund Up 21% Sets Sight on Fed to Supercharge Returns

(Bloomberg) For the better part of a decade, global macro hedge funds have struggled to make money, complaining that central-bank policies have crimped volatility. That makes AE Capital’s success even more impressive. The firm, which manages about $300 million in […]

State Street Unveils New Quant-based Research Management Solution

(FINalternatives) Global financial services giant State Street is launching a new service that will combine the advantages of machine learning technology with the knowledge and experience of human experts. To read this article:

Hedge Funds Promise Downside Protection — and Risks

(CNBC) Though hedge funds often signal a freewheeling, shoot-from-the-hip investment style, for the most part these investment vehicles aim to dampen volatility. They do it by using various strategies that are supposed to provide protection from market volatility and sometimes […]

State Street Unveils New Quant-Based Research Management Solution

(FINalternatives) Global financial services giant State Street is launching a new service that will combine the advantages of machine learning technology with the knowledge and experience of human experts. The new service, named the Quantextual Idea Lab, is aimed squarely […]

Clariant Short-Sellers Squeezed as Activist Corvex Doubles-Down

(Reuters) Hedge funds have trimmed bets on a fall in shares of Clariant (CLN.S), just as activist investor Corvex increases pressure on the Swiss chemicals company to ditch a $20 billion M&A deal with rival Huntsman (HUN.N). The hedge funds’ […]

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