Equities: Stockpickers triumph in '07 on uptick in volatility

Wed Jan 30, 2008

A number of marquee long/ short names turned in stellar performances in 2007, a year when equity markets experienced wild volatility as the VIX (volatility index) moved to 22.5 in December, up from 11.6 a year earlier. Stockpicking was key.

One of the top-performing global equity funds was Zweig-DiMenna International, which gained 79.1% for the year. By comparison, the Absolute...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H


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