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hedgeweek.com March 01, 2021

How Data Is Driving Quant Hedge Fund Aspect Capital's Global Macro Gains

How data is driving quant hedge fund Aspect Capital's global macro gains Submitted By Hugh Leask | 01/03/2021 - 7:34pm With the shape of the post-pandemic recovery still in flux, London-based quantitative hedge fund firm Aspect Capital believes its computer-driven global macro strategy is well positioned to capitalise on both short-term market dislocations and medium-term trends this year, as well as benefitting from relative value opportunities amid the varying recovery speeds. Despite the tumultuous events of 2020, the Aspect Systematic Global Macro Strategy generated positive returns during "multiple market environments" thanks to a diversified set of trading models.
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hedgeweek.com March 01, 2021

How Data Is Driving Quant Hedge Fund Aspect Capital's Global Macro Gains

With the shape of the post-pandemic recovery still in flux, London-based quantitative hedge fund firm Aspect Capital believes its computer-driven global macro strategy is well positioned to capitalise on both short-term market dislocations and medium-term trends this year, as well as benefitting from relative value opportunities amid the varying recovery speeds. Despite the tumultuous events of 2020, the Aspect Systematic Global Macro Strategy generated positive returns during "multiple market environments" thanks to a diversified set of trading models.
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hedgeweek.com January 10, 2021

How Global Macro Hedge Funds Can Capitalise On The "looming" Economic Normalisation

Global macro hedge funds from across the emerging market, systematic and discretionary spectrum may be well-placed to capitalise on prevailing equity valuations amid economic "normalisation", Lyxor Asset Management strategists said this week. While discretionary global macro funds offer a tactical bias, which appears relevant "at the trough of the business cycle", emerging market-focused macro managers benefit from stronger credit profiles of energy and metal exporters amid rising commodity prices.
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hedgeweek.com December 15, 2020

How Global Macro Hedge Funds Can Capitalise On The "looming" Economic Normalisation

How global macro hedge funds can capitalise on the "looming" economic normalisation Submitted By Hugh Leask | 15/12/2020 - 3:45pm Global macro hedge funds from across the emerging market, systematic and discretionary spectrum may be well-placed to capitalise on prevailing equity valuations amid economic "normalisation", Lyxor Asset Management strategists said this week. While discretionary global macro funds offer a tactical bias, which appears relevant "at the trough of the business cycle", emerging market-focused macro managers benefit from stronger credit profiles of energy and metal exporters amid rising commodity prices.
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hedgeweek.com September 17, 2020

Quant Macro Specialist Thirdyear And Agathon Capital Unveil Systematic Global Macro Strategy

Quant macro specialist ThirdYear and Agathon Capital unveil systematic global macro strategy Submitted By Hugh Leask | 17/09/2020 - 1:15pm ThirdYear Capital, a Munich-based quantitative macro specialist, has paired up with Cologne-based fund initiator Agathon Capital to unveil a new systematic global macro hedge fund strategy which targets opportunities stemming from short-term economic data trends. The ART Global Macro Fund uses near-term economic forecasts to identify trading opportunities in fundamental financial trends as well as turning points in capital markets.
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businessinsider.com April 06, 2020

Balyasny's Head Of Global Macro Tim Wilkinson Is Leaving The Firm

Dmitry Balyasny's $6 billion firm posted returns of nearly 5% in its flagship fund in the first quarter, much higher than the average hedge fund and overall market. One of the firm's macro investing heads, Tim Wilkinson, is set to leave the firm soon, and Balyasny has shut down trading in his portfolios. Going forward, Balyasny is focusing on more liquid markets in its macro strategy, "increasing our trading oriented macro strategies across rates, FX, and equities." Click here for more BI Prime stories.
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vcaonline.com July 18, 2019

Blackstone Hires Gabriel Sod Hoffs As New Head Of Emerging Markets And Global Macro Strategies

NEW YORK, July 17, 2019-- Blackstone (NYSE: BX) today announced that Gabriel Sod Hoffs has joined Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) as a Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets and Global Macro Strategy. Mr. Sod Hoffs joins from Caxton Associates where he was a Portfolio Manager focusing on emerging markets. Prior to Caxton, he was a senior investment associate at Bridgewater Associates where he focused on emerging markets, and CIO of Austin Credit Macro, a global macro hedge fund seeded by TPG Capital.
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barrons.com July 16, 2019

Global Macro Hedge Funds Struggle To Regain Top Form - Barron's

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com. https://www.Financial NEwslondon.com/articles/global-macro-hedge-funds-struggle-to-regain-top-form-20190716 Global macro, the hedge-fund style that made George Soros and Alan Howard famous, is struggling to recover from a dire 2018--with one investor lamenting that top funds are "just not there anymore." Macro managers, who seek to profit from large-scale economic and political shifts by placing bets on interest rates and bond yields, have on average failed to capitalize on the volatile markets and widespread political turmoil of recent years.
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hedgeweek.com January 25, 2019

Newalpha Forms Strategic Partnership With Global Macro Manager Montrock48

NewAlpha Asset Management (NewAlpha), a Paris-based global fund incubation and acceleration specialist, has made a strategic investment with discretionary global macro manager Montrock48 Capital (Montrock48).
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youtube.com August 16, 2018

CIOs Talk Early-Stage Venture, Investment Models And More | Distinguished CIO Panel, Part 3

In part three of the "Distinguished CIO" panel at Trusted Insight' 2018 Machine Learning Summit, chief investment officers answered questions from the audience. They discussed early-stage venture and its high return profile; the rise of new investment models like incubators, platforms and studios; and why geopolitical factors keep them up at night.
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