Man FRM Early View

by Keith Haydon, Chief Investment Officer at Man FRM

Man FRM Early View
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 9
  • Last: 7 Mar 2018
Keith Haydon, Chief Investment Officer at Man FRM, and Adam Singleton, Investment Advisor at Man FRM, comment on key themes in market activity over the previous month.

Episodes (9)

  • February 2018
    February 2018
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    Published: 7 Mar 2018 Duration: 08:22
    Hedge Fund performance in February has been quite mixed, with some more acute negative observations primarily in the quantitative space.
    Hedge Fund performance in February has been quite mixed, with some more acute negative observations primarily in the quantitative space.

  • January 2018
    January 2018
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    Published: 5 Feb 2018 Duration: 08:08
    Overall hedge funds had a positive month in January, with losses in the last few days partly blunting what was still a good month across nearly all strategies.
    Overall hedge funds had a positive month in January, with losses in the last few days partly blunting what was still a good month across nearly all strategies.

  • November 2017
    November 2017
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    Published: 4 Dec 2017 Duration: 08:22
    Returns have come fairly easy to most long-only investors this year. The S&P 500 has gained 17% or so with a couple of c3% drawdowns.
    Returns have come fairly easy to most long-only investors this year. The S&P 500 has gained 17% or so with a couple of c3% drawdowns.

  • October 2017
    October 2017
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    Published: 2 Nov 2017 Duration: 08:07
    The events of October 2017 did nothing to dissuade us of the fundamental case that central banks are now committed to tighter monetary policy across the Developed Markets.
    The events of October 2017 did nothing to dissuade us of the fundamental case that central banks are now committed to tighter monetary policy across the Developed Markets.

  • September 2017
    September 2017
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    Published: 3 Oct 2017 Duration: 08:59
    After many false starts in shrinking the collective central bank balance sheet, there was, in September, perhaps the strongest sense that the move to tighten monetary policy was starting again.
    After many false starts in shrinking the collective central bank balance sheet, there was, in September, perhaps the strongest sense that the move to tighten monetary policy was starting again.

  • August 2017
    August 2017
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    Published: 1 Sep 2017 Duration: 08:19
    Hedge funds generally had a positive month in August despite the pull-back in risk assets. The best performing strategies were Statistical Arbitrage managers, although Equity Long-Short and Managed Futures also performed well.
    Hedge funds generally had a positive month in August despite the pull-back in risk assets. The best performing strategies were Statistical Arbitrage managers, although Equity Long-Short and Managed Futures also performed well.

  • July 2017
    July 2017
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    Published: 2 Aug 2017 Duration: 07:52
    July was a good month across the board for hedge fund strategies. There was a snap-back in returns across pretty much all strategies after many managers suffered losses in the last week of June.
    July was a good month across the board for hedge fund strategies. There was a snap-back in returns across pretty much all strategies after many managers suffered losses in the last week of June.

  • June 2017
    June 2017
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    Published: 5 Jul 2017 Duration: 09:08
    June was a mixed month for hedge fund returns, with Equity Long-Short and Relative Value strategies generally performing well on increased single security alpha, while Credit and Global Macro struggled.
    June was a mixed month for hedge fund returns, with Equity Long-Short and Relative Value strategies generally performing well on increased single security alpha, while Credit and Global Macro struggled.

  • May 2017
    May 2017
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    Published: 1 Jun 2017 Duration: 08:52
    May was, broadly speaking, a positive month for hedge fund strategies, although returns continue to be subdued by range-bound markets and a general lack of volatility.
    May was, broadly speaking, a positive month for hedge fund strategies, although returns continue to be subdued by range-bound markets and a general lack of volatility.

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