CTAs/Managed Futures

Performance snapshot: HF strategies turn negative as leverage reverses and CTAs shine

Hedge fund performance snapshots are coming in, expanding investors’ view into the health of their absolute return portfolios. Many investors,…

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R.J. O’Brien hires strategic advisor

Chicago-based futures brokerage and clearing firm R.J. O’Brien has tapped John Porter to take on a newly created strategic advisor…

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CTA insights as the curtain closes on the historic bull market

As the VIX spikes and the S&P 500 tumbles, the non-correlation story of managed futures rises to the foreground again…

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Volatility fuels uneven managed futures comeback

Investors have been shying away from trend-following strategies in recent years, but now they seem to be proving their worth…

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Illinois TRS places $1.8bn across alts spectrum, plotting RFP

Private equity, real estate, private debt, macro and trend-following plays dominated investment activity totaling $1.8 billion in recent weeks at…

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Alternatives Watch Monthly – March Edition

As stocks tanked at the tail-end of February due to fears related to coronavirus, it remains to be seen whether…

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Quantica performance turns negative for the year

Quantica Capital’s managed futures program returned -5.2% in February, bringing the systematic trend-following strategy’s annual net performance to -3.8%, according…

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Ex-AQR algo chief rolls out new execution platform

Industry algorithmic trading veteran Hitesh Mittal formally launched his own independent platform for buy-side fund managers building on his experience…

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Managed futures managers start the year on rocky ground

Thanks to ongoing global growth uncertainty and the spread of the novel coronavirus, managed futures strategies struggled in January, even…

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New alt funds marketing/communications firm launches in UK

Industry veteran Alastair Crabbe has launched the Brodie Consultancy Group in the last month, with a distinct focus on the…

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