Dr Paul Netherwood was invited as a panellist on the panel ‘CTAs: are systematic managers back on a roll again?’ at the Hedge Fund Intelligence European Summit 2016 (26-27 April 2016 – Palais de la Bourse, Paris)
CTAs: are systematic managers back on a roll again?
- Managed futures and CTA managers have started 2016 on buyoant form, generating high returns at a time when most other hedge fund strategies have struggled against a backdrop of elevated volatility in equities and other financial markets.
- Systematic and quantitative investment strategies are gaining popularity among end-investors.
- Is the revival of CTA performance a sign of trouble ahead in global markets?
- What benefits do managed futures funds offer in terms of diversification and decorrelation of returns?