Hedge funds using technicals tipped for 2009-2010

Reuters – Hedge funds using technical indicators are likely to fare better in the next two years than those purely basing their strategy on economic fundamentals, a survey of around 200 investors showed on Wednesday.

The survey of asset managers, institutions, and high net worth investors at the Global Alternative Investment Management (GAIM) Fund of Funds conference in Geneva showed 36 percent saw such trading-based strategies set to outperform in 2009-2010.

These strategies generally use technical indicators or a combination of technical and fundamental indicators to make short or medium-term bets on market movements.

Long/short equity strategies were chosen by 16.7 percent. Long/short managers vary their overall market exposure via long positions in those equities that they expect to outperform the broader market and short positions in those expected to underperform.

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