Performance

CTAs ride the wave as returns rally across the board

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Hedge funds made a second successive strong showing in October as returns are starting to look increasingly impressive towards the end of a challenging and highly volatile year in the markets.


Peter Clarke


Following the strong performance across the board in September, all strategy areas posted good positive numbers again in October – with many funds continuing to generate good performance into November too, despite market volatility caused by the escalating eurozone sovereign debt crisis.

Systematic traders led the way in October for a second time running, with trend-followers riding the rally across most