Monthly Hedge Fund Trends – July 2013 (Deutsche Bank)

July 2013

KEYWORDS: Hedge Fund Performance, Prime Brokerage, prime broker, leverage, hedge fund investor, Virginia, Canada, European Union, MSCI, Volatility, Short Selling, strategy, AIFMD, MiFID, MAD, UCITS, Hedge Fund Regulation, regulatory compliance, ETF, risk management, investment risk, Emerging Markets, Japan, pensions, Public Pension, Asia Pacific, Asian Hedge Funds, Macau, China

Authors:

Deutsche Bank

Organizations:
  • Deutsche Bank

Summary:

Given turbulent market conditions particularly in Emerging Markets (EM), the Deutsche Bank Markets Research team discusses one potential option to gain EM low-risk exposure through MSCI Minimum Volatility indices. In the second piece, our team explains that the increased short interest in credit ETFs and the continued underweight positioning in US equities should provide a buffer for risk assets. On the other hand, rates positioning remains neutral.

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