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Dec 12 2008 | 12:19pm ET
Commodity trading advisors have outperformed their hedge fund counterparts through the financial crisis and investors have taken notice. In fact, more than one-third say they intend to add to macro and trend-following CTAs, according to a new survey.
Distressed strategies are also getting more interest with more than 23% of investors increasing their allocations to that strategy, according to a report from the Greenwich Roundtable and Quinnipiac University.
On the flip side, investors soured on their hedge fund investments, with more than 22% indicating that they were lowering their allocations to the troubled asset class. The survey also revealed that cash was king in the vast majority of investors’ portfolios with two-thirds increasing their cash positions.
Jan 23 2015 | 1:00pm ET
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms each week. While fintech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. Read more…