Tag Archives: commodity


The mystery investor who is turning the tin market on its head

Telegraph – A single investor – thought to be a hedge fund – is sitting on thousands of tonnes of tin in warehouses across London. According to traders almost the entire stocks of tin on the London Metals Exchange (LME) […]

Threadneedle Aims for $1 Billion Increase

The New York Times – Threadneedle Asset Management is seeking to increase its commodity fund to as much as $1 billion in the next two years, Bloomberg News reported. The London-based hedge fund, which oversees assets of $79.6 billion, is […]

Hedge Fund Bets Millions Natural Gas Price Will Rise

Bloomberg – A hedge fund, whose name isn’t disclosed, has placed a large bet that natural gas prices will triple by the Northern Hemisphere winter just as the price of the commodity slides to a seven-year low, the Financial Times […]

Gold investment fever grips US hedge funds

Commodity Online – A prominent hedge fund manager has claimed that gold investment is proving popular in the US over fears about inflation. Moonraker, a London-based independent firm, has managed over $330 million worth of assets at BDO Stoy Hayward […]

Gold ETFs: Hedge funds propel SPDR Gold Trust

Commodity Online – Gold prices had an excellent run last week, led by the extensive fall in the US dollar and strong rally in the equity markets. The rise in crude oil prices also resulted in lifting bullion. The US […]

‘Gold is a hedge against US dollar decline’

Commodity Online – Agoracom market analyst Peter Grandich, who isn’t among those who expect the world at large to emerge from “this absolutely horrific downturn” by year-end, instead sees good opportunities on the horizon for investors who want to “buy […]

Ex-Fortress H.K. Head Plans Hedge Fund, Document Says

Bloomberg – Stanley Ku, former head of Fortress Investment Group LLC’s Hong Kong office, plans to start an Asia- focused hedge fund to profit from macroeconomic developments, according to a marketing document given to potential investors. Minerva Macro Fund, to […]

Mellon Capital readying multi-strat hedge fund

Reuters – Mellon Capital Management, which invests money for pension funds and others, plans to launch a new hedge fund in August, a top executive said on Tuesday. The new portfolio, which is slated to become the group’s flagship hedge […]

Commoditrade Plans to Start Energy Hedge Fund in Fourth Quarter

Bloomberg – Commoditrade Inc. plans to introduce an energy hedge fund in the fourth quarter, complementing a fund that invests in industrial metals. The new fund will use the relative-value strategy followed by the metals fund, Chief Executive Officer David […]

Opalesque Exclusive: Review of hedge fund launches, closures, indices, trends, regulatory and legal events – week 21

Opalesque – Last week, we heard of fund launches from Galena (energy); Verulam (commodity); Twin Tree; Paulson & Co (distressed property); Abax (Asia macro); Odey (Ucits III); Pictet (agriculture); and Liontrust (European). The Canadian Hedge Watch Hedge Fund Composite Index […]

Dwight Anderson To Open 2 New Ospraie Hedge Funds

Seeking Alpha – If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This cliché is the root of folly on Wall Street and in the hedge fund industry in general. Perfect example: The Ospraie Fund’s Dwight Anderson is set to […]

Ospraie’s Anderson to Give Commodities Hedge Funds Another Try

Bloomberg – Dwight Anderson, the commodities investor who liquidated his main Ospraie Fund last year after losing 39 percent, is planning a comeback with two new hedge funds set to open July 1. The Ospraie Equity Fund will buy and […]

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