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Patrick Welton, Welton Investment Corporation

Patrick Welton, Welton Investment Corporation: “Yield-starved investors in a flat recovery cycle simply can’t afford to confuse a beta manager for an alpha manager”

Sun, 04/09/2011 - 20:30

Dr Patrick Welton, chief executive of Welton Investment Corporation, says the firm’s flagship Global Directional Portfolio programme, which was launched in 2004 and now has some USD1bn in assets under management, aims to capitalise on the full range of investment opportunities available in the global futures markets, spanning multiple asset classes, strategy types, holding periods and directionality. »

Aref Karim, principal of Quality Capital Management

The Interview – Aref Karim, Quality Capital Management: “We see managed futures playing a bigger part in a portfolio as uncertainties prevail in traditional markets”

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 07:46

Aref Karim, principal of Quality Capital Management, which has just launched its 14-year-old managed futures strategy through an onshore Ucits III fund vehicle, says CTAs stand to benef »

The Interview - William Wong, Qbasis Capital Management: "Our liquidity and low correlation to other asset classes provide us with an edge over other funds"

The Interview - William Wong, Qbasis Capital Management: "Our liquidity and low correlation to other asset classes provide us with an edge over other funds"

Fri, 17/04/2009 - 07:00

William Wong, director of Qbasis Capital Management, argues that after a successful year in 2008 while other hedge fund strategies stumbled, the firm's systematic managed futures funds »

The Interview: Robert Hounshell, Lexington Asset Management: "Expect to see commodity inflation on the horizon"

The Interview: Robert Hounshell, Lexington Asset Management: "Expect to see commodity inflation on the horizon"

Mon, 16/03/2009 - 06:47

Robert Hounshell, head of trading at Lexington Asset Management, says the diversification offered by the firm's managed futures tradi »

The Interview - Paul Netherwood, Beach Horizon: "We expect investor interest in managed futures to increase significantly in the year ahead"

The Interview - Paul Netherwood, Beach Horizon: "We expect investor interest in managed futures to increase significantly in the year ahead"

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 06:46

Dr Paul Netherwood, a partner with managed futures specialist Beach Horizon, says the strategy is set to increase its appeal not only because of it »

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etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 14:58

The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds/products celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector, with assets under management in ETFs/ETPs nearing the USD500bn mark... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 18:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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