Monthly Hedge Fund Trends – January 2013 (Deutsche Bank)

January 2013

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Deutsche Bank

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  • Deutsche Bank

Summary:

Deutsche Bank Research Highlights: “Cliff Underweights Squeezed” and “2013 China Strategy – Recovery and Reforms”
In the wake of the fiscal cliff, the Asset Allocation team argues that managers continue to be very underweight despite the recent equities rally. However a sustained reallocation back to equities, which has happened in past cycles once rates begin to rise, would provide notable support for equities. In December, our team noted equity flows topped bonds – the first time since early 2011.

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