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Long/Short Managers Set To Outperform

Fundamental long short managers are set to benefit from investors looking to hedge against a possible downturn in equity markets as global policy makers pull back on quantitative easing and risk assets start to uncouple. Market watchers have commented that investors are concerned that equities can’t continue to go up and, with January’s increase in volatility supporting this view, hedge funds are coming back in vogue as investors look to add a hedge to their portfolios in case of an equity market downturn. The trend comes on the back of Deutsche Bank’s 2018 Alternative Investment Survey, which found that one in every five...