Key market indices S&P 500: 4,186.72 (-0.021%) DJIA: 33,984.93 (+0.009%) HSI: 28,988.60 (+0.16%) STI: 3,212.50 (-0.06%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,779.00 (-7.00) Brent Crude: 66.41 (-0.02%) Bitcoin: 55,001.55 (+2.04%) Hedge Fund Collapse in Sweden Puts Spotlight Back on Quants (link) As one of Sweden’s oldest hedge funds shuts its doors, its chief acknowledges the firm’s…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 4,134.94 (-0.68%) DJIA: 33,821.30 (-0.75%) HSI: 28,618.55 (-1.78%) STI: 3,151.85 (-1.26%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,779.00 (+13.00) Brent Crude: 66.10 (-0.71%) Bitcoin: 56,204.93 (+2.87%) AI hedge fund Quantumrock’s flagship volatility strategy off to a winning start in Q1 (link) The Volatility Special Opportunities Program (VSOP) – a systematic equity tail…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 4,141.59 (+0.33%) DJIA: 33,677.27 (-0.20%) HSI: 28,843.48 (+1.21%) STI: 3,183.06 (-0.15%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,755.21 (16.74) Brent Crude: 64.12 (+0.25%) Bitcoin: 63,276.76 (+4.38%) Chinese Hedge Fund Jumps 258% After Dumping Ray Dalio’s Strategy (Link) Shanghai Banxia Investment Management Center only manages about 500 million yuan ($76 million). When clients…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3768.26 -1.48% DJIA: 30814.27 -0.91% HSI: 28573.86 +2.50% STI: 3004.87 +0.39% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1827.64 -1.13% Brent Crude: 52.11 -0.94% Bitcoin: 35011.91 -8.28% Hedge funds enjoy biggest first-quarter gains in 20 years, as event driven and equity strategies fuel returns (Link) Hedge funds have gained more than 6% in the three-month…

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 Key market indices S&P 500: 4,073.94 (-0.097%) DJIA: 33,430.24 (-0.29%) HSI: 28,938.74 (+1.97%) STI: 3,207.63 (-0.07%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,743.24 (+0.86%) Brent Crude: 62.74 (+0.0%) Bitcoin: 58,305.07 (-0.968%) Why the Archegos debacle is raising renewed fears of market excesses (link) This week’s Archegos upheaval – coupled with the still-unfolding Greensill debacle as well as potential…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 4019.88 +1.14% DJIA: 33153.22 +0.24% HSI: 28938.74 +2.13% STI: 3181.68 +0.75% Gold Spot $/Oz: 61.25 +0.73% Brent Crude: 61.25 +0.73% Bitcoin: 57460.69 +3.04% Institutional investors add risk assets back into portfolios, says study (Link) A report by the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF) and State Street found that investors have gradually deployed some of their accumulated…

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Key Market Indices S&P 500: 3,958.55 (-0.32%) DJIA: 33,066.96 (-0.31%) HSI: 28,495.97 (-0.29%) STI: 3,186.15 (-0.15%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,686.09 (-32.34) Brent Crude: 64.29 (+0.23%) Bitcoin: 58,929.89 (+2.64%) Value Quants Take Wall Street by Storm With Best Run Since 2000 (link) “There’s still a huge opportunity for upside in value,” said the chief investment officer…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3974.55 +1.57% DJIA: 33072.89 +1.36% HSI: 28336.43 -2.26% STI: 3157.95 +0.75% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1730.90 -0.80% Brent Crude: 60.80 -1.02% Bitcoin: 55002.00 -4.15% Stocks rise; U.S. futures fall after block trades: markets wrap (Link) Most Asian stocks rose Monday after a record Wall Street close, while U.S. equity futures dipped as traders assessed a…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3909.52 +0.52% DJIA: 32619.48 +0.62% HSI: 27899.61 -0.07% STI: 3141.71 +0.27% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1725.91 -0.06% Brent Crude: 62.45 +1.04% Bitcoin: 52464.70 +0.11% Fear is everywhere in volatility market even as the VIX retreats (Link) The recent decline in the Wall Street fear gauge to pre-virus levels belies the “tension beneath the calm”…

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Key Market Indices S&P 500: 3,910.52 (-0.76%) DJIA: 32,423.15 (-0.94%) HSI: 27,997.53 (-1.75%) STI: 3,127.91(-0.12%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,733.63 (-13.60) Brent Crude: 63.91 (-6.58%) Bitcoin: 54,738.57 (-0.76%) Lone Pine Veteran Eisenstein Starts Hedge Fund With $350 Million (link) Vetamer Capital Management, which launched in January, invests in public and private financial-technology companies, which include digital-commerce,…

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