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CISDM Index: Hedge Funds Up 0.83% in March

CISDM Index: Hedge Funds Up 0.83% in March

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – According to the CISDM Equal Weighted Hedge Fund Index, hedge funds were up 0.83% in March, bringing the index to a total return of 2.22% for 2017 so far. The Index is produced by the UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management’s Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM). Equity-oriented fund strategies experienced strong performances in February,[Read More…]

by 24/03/2017
The Increasing Allure of Alternative UCITS

The Increasing Allure of Alternative UCITS

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With continuing positive inflows, Alternative UCITS are proving an appealing option to investors looking to diversify investment, particularly in the looming shadow of a likely rising interest rate environment and its effect on fixed income portfolios. Following years of investors piling into fixed income at low or zero interest rates, the election of Donald Trump and an[Read More…]

by 01/12/2016
Michael Petry

Danske Invest FI’s Petry: Peril and Promise in 2017

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Michael Petry (pictured), chief portfolio manager at Danske Bank’s flagship hedge fund Danske Invest Hedge Fixed Income Strategies, which has $1.15 billion in AUM recently conducted a wide-ranging interview with Barron’s in which he reveals his forecasts for bond markets in 2017. The most pressing issues facing global bond investors will be navigating markets impacted by the[Read More…]

by 01/12/2016
Managers Anticipate Brighter Future Under Trump

Managers Anticipate Brighter Future Under Trump

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Following unexpected market rallies and prospective key appointments seen as favourable to the industry after Donald J. Trump’s election victory, hedge fund managers are warming to the president-elect and betting that his some of his proposed policies, such as promised spending on infrastructure, may sustain stock market gains in the longer run. Abandoning the caution that, as[Read More…]

by 29/11/2016
Nordic hedge fund managers comment on US election

Nordic hedge fund managers comment on US election

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The American people have spoken and voted Donald Trump into the White House as their 45th President (elect). This decision came as a surprise, overturning earlier predictions which had Senator Clinton on the books as a safe bet. There you go! HedgeNordic invited Nordic hedge fund managers to submit views and comments on the US election and[Read More…]

by 10/11/2016
“Maybe it’ll be OK” – Reactions to Shock Trump Win

“Maybe it’ll be OK” – Reactions to Shock Trump Win

  Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Donald Trump proved Tuesday he and his operation have been massively underestimated, polls being proved almost uniformly wrong and markets panicking accordingly. Indeed, it seemed a replay of Brexit, with prediction markets going south due to an increasingly unreliable trust in public institutions and forecasts. Nevertheless, the reality is that Donald J. Trump will be the[Read More…]

by 10/11/2016
Final Call: Polls Point To Clinton Market Favourite

Final Call: Polls Point To Clinton Market Favourite

  Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With the final round of polling putting Hillary Clinton on average 3-4 points ahead of Donald Trump nationally in the U.S. presidential race, markets are increasingly confident of having long priced in a victory for Mrs Clinton. By comparison, the 2012 presidential race showed Mitt Romney within 1-2 points of President Obama in the final days,[Read More…]

by 08/11/2016
With Trump, Conventional Assumptions Out the Window

With Trump, Conventional Assumptions Out the Window

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – “If Trump wins the U.S. presidential elections, it will definitely have an impact on monetary policy. With Hillary Clinton, it would be business as usual. With Trump, it’s totally different.” So says Risto Murto, CEO of Finland’s Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Co., which oversees $46 billion, in a recent interview with Bloomberg. As with all things Trump,[Read More…]

by 22/08/2016