Monthly Hedge Fund Trends – March 2013 (Deutsche Bank)

March 2013

KEYWORDS: AIFMD, Asia Pacific, assets under management, AUM, Brazil, CCP, CDS, central counterparties, China, CRD IV, credit default swaps, emerging managers, Emerging Markets, ESMA, European Commission, European Parliament, European Union, fees, Financial Transaction Tax, FTT, hedge fund investor, Hedge Fund Performance, Hedge Fund Regulation, India, Institutional Investors, Italy, Japan, leverage, Liquidity, mergers and acquisitions, risk management, Short Selling, Survey, swaps data repository, Volatility

Authors:

Deutsche Bank

Organizations:
  • Deutsche Bank

Summary:

The Global Markets Research team believes early elections are the likely outcome after recent Senate elections in Italy delivered a fragmented parliament. The team explains the consequences of higher debt for the EU and revises their 2013 GDP estimates.

The Global Emerging Markets Research team compares today’s environment with 2002. They conclude that today’s valuations within GEM are more polarized and the potential downshift in Chinese growth expectations will likely disrupt GEM equities. US-based asset classes should benefit from GEM difficulties.

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