Global Trading Composite to grab the coat-tails of the on-rushing global macro headwind

Tue Jul 3, 2012

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As investors look for different ways to make the most of the global market uncertainty, commodity trading advisors and global macro managers are increasingly in demand. The year to date performance of managed futures is 1.45%, according to the HedgeFund Intelligence Composite. For this reason, groups like K2 Advisors have launched dedicated carve outs of their global macro specific allocations in their more diversified portfolios.

ABN Amro Private Banking recently announced its move to overweight hedge funds to navigate macroeconomic and policy risks, citing global macro, CTAs, relative value and event-driven strategies as insurance against economic and policy risks.

"Risk related to...

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