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NS Quant Closes Down in Trendy Environment

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Systematic trend-following strategies as a group have enjoyed an outstanding 2022 so far, but the industry still experienced diverging fortunes this...

To Stop or Not to Stop

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Stop-loss orders are an essential piece in the trading strategy and risk management design of many quantitative, trend-based investment approaches. “Stop...

Afalon Scales Up Amid COO Hire

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Finnish asset manager Afalon Investment Management, which runs systematic managed futures fund NS Quant, has hired Benjamin Strabo as its Chief...

The Hedge Fund Pandemic

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The global hedge fund industry has been under pressure for years as hedge funds have lagged behind a long-running historic bull...

CTAs Take Another Step Back

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic CTAs as a group suffered their worst month this year as the overall “trendiness” across markets decreased, with trends in...

Flat End of Summer for CTAs

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – After enjoying their best month in more than two years in July, Nordic CTAs edged down by 0.2 percent on average...

Rookies Shine as HF Closures Pile up

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – This year’s hedge fund launches in the Nordics performed well during the coronavirus-triggered market declines in the first quarter and year-to-date....

Special Report: Systematic Strategies

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) - In this special report on Systematic Strategies, Harold de Boer of Transtrend talks about “Zero and its relatives,” Leda Braga and...

Sanity Checking Momentum and Trend

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In February 2020 Finnish asset manager Northern Star Partners launched a new fund, NS Quant, to capture positive and negative price...

NS Quant to Become Sole Focus

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The owners of Finnish independent asset manager Northern Star Partners, which manages systematic managed futures fund NS Quant, have signed an...

Startups Offset Growing Number of Closures

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Fund closures and startups are an integral part of any hedge fund industry’s evolution. The number of Nordic hedge funds declined...

Nordic CTAs Among Few Bright Spots

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic CTAs emerged as the only strategy category in the Nordic Hedge Index to post positive returns on aggregate in March....

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