Hedge Funds

Stock volatility: back with a bang and here to stay

Stock volatility: back with a bang and here to stay

Published 18/02/2018

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., February 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonNEW [more…]

Backstory: Warren Buffett’s Valentine’s Day surprise for investors

Backstory: Warren Buffett’s Valentine’s Day surprise for investors

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett visits the BNSF booth before the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 6, 2017. REUTERS/Rick [more…]

As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

As mining investors push caution, Glencore differs from rivals

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company's headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, November 20, 2012. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File PhotoTORONTO/MELBOURNE [more…]

U.S. market gurus who predicted selloff say current calm an illusion

U.S. market gurus who predicted selloff say current calm an illusion

Published 16/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 8, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidNEW YORK (Reuters) [more…]

Computer-driven hedge funds lose out on volatility spike: HSBC data

Computer-driven hedge funds lose out on volatility spike: HSBC data

Published 16/02/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Performance from computer-driven hedge funds run by industry stalwarts Cantab Capital Partners and Systematica Investments took a hit after market volatility in [more…]

Hedge funds hook shipping stocks grappling for recovery

Hedge funds hook shipping stocks grappling for recovery

Published 16/02/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Shipping stocks may still be in the doldrums in the view of many investors, but hedge funds have bet at least $675 [more…]

U.S. ‘junk’ bond funds hit by second biggest cash withdrawals: Lipper

U.S. ‘junk’ bond funds hit by second biggest cash withdrawals: Lipper

Published 16/02/2018

U.S. fund investors fled the riskier corners of the debt market, pulling the second-highest amount of cash on record from high-yield "junk" bonds during the latest week, Lipper data showed on Thursday. [more…]

Broad-basket commods funds post largest net inflow in seven years

Broad-basket commods funds post largest net inflow in seven years

Published 15/02/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Financial advisors and smaller retail investors, wary that inflation may be brewing again, ratcheted up their bets on funds in Morningstar’s [more…]

Hedge funds wager on rising wages and inflation with consumer,…

Hedge funds wager on rising wages and inflation with consumer,…

Published 15/02/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In late 2017, several well-known hedge funds made bets on companies selling goods considered non-essential by consumers and on companies processing [more…]

Long bonds a ‘significant risk’ as inflation revs: BlackRock’s Rieder

Long bonds a ‘significant risk’ as inflation revs: BlackRock’s Rieder

Published 14/02/2018

Long-dated bonds "represent a significant risk" as investors focus on signs inflation is rising, a top portfolio manager with BlackRock Inc said on Wednesday. [more…]