Managed futures funds dominate top performers in late May

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By Hannah Walsh

The managed futures sector had the top five performing funds for the week ending 1 June 2012, according to figures from the Absolute UCITS database.

The SEB Asset Selection Opportunistic fund was the top performing fund with gains of 4.97%. The fund launched in June 2009 and is managed by Stockholm-based Hans Olov Bornemann – but had a difficult start to 2012, with it being down for the year-to-date to end-April by 7.05%.

Other funds within the space that also performed particularly well during the period included Aspect Diversified Trend, Rivoli Capital, Man AHL Trend and