global macro

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Investors keep faith with alpha generating hedge funds

Aspect launches Cayman domiciled version of systematic global macro programme

Systematic investment manager Aspect Capital has launched of a Cayman-domiciled fund providing investors with access to the Aspect Systematic Global Macro Programme.

Investor sentiment shifts to hedge fund investment

BlueBay opens Cayman version of Ucits fund with discretionary global macro strategy

BlueBay Asset Management, a European fund house specialising in active management of fixed income, has launched a Cayman version of its BlueBay Global Sovereign Opportunities (Ucits) Fund.

Smaller hedge funds struggle with costs

The average breakeven point for sub-$500m hedge funds is around $86m, considerably lower than previously thought, according to a recent survey of small and emerging managers.

Investors expect more from hedge funds in 2017 as performance improves

Almost three quarters of investors expect their hedge fund portfolios to perform better in 2017 compared with 2016. Performance-based gains are expected to drive industry assets to reach $3.14tn by year-end.

Investors set to keep capital flowing into hedge funds as strategy preferences change

Hedge funds are back in favour with investors. A 3.5 per cent increase in new inflows during 2017 is forecast in the 2017 Credit Suisse hedge fund investor survey.

Complicated hedge fund strategies made easy with guides

Winton and Eaton Vance have teamed with the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association to launch “Made Simple” guides for pension investors.