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Will Hedge Funds Perform Better In H2?

The hedge fund industry struggled in the first half of the year; most of the database firms which report aggregated statistics saw their constituents collectively barely in the green for H1. Rising volatility, growth outperforming value and the dollar falling in the first few months of the year were just some of the contributors to the troubles. The question now is what will happen in the second half of the year.  It’s a blow to the sector which saw 2017 hit a four year high with returns of 11.43%, investors allocate a net $44bn and confidence return to an industry that had...