Monthly Hedge Fund Trends – July 2013 (Deutsche Bank)

July 2013

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

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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