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Quants Winning Back Investors

Quant funds, also known was hedge funds using computer algorithms had done very badly for the period from 2011 – 2014, where in April 2014, their performance started to rebound.  According to eVestment, a data provider, that quants funds suffered 15 consecutive months of redemptions.  Investors pulled $32 billion from quant funds in 2013 and $5.5 billion in 2012.  The last time quants funds had a positive inflows was 2011 with $11.7 billion.

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ECB’s QE €60bn-a-month till September 2016 Impact

2015-01-22, the European Central Bank (ECB) launched €60bn-a-month till September 2016 quantitative easing programme.  The amount was far larger than investors had expected.

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沪港通

2014-11-17,沪港通。首日,“北热南冷”明显,沪股通(外资买入沪股)首日额度早早告罄,是港股通(内资买入港股)金额的7倍多。据报道,初期沪股通总额度为3000亿元人民币,每日额度130亿元;港股通总额度为2500亿元,每日额度105亿元。业界预期,未来沪港通“撬动”的资金规模将达万亿元量级。

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Michael Hasenstab buying Malaysia's Government Debt

Fund Manager of Templeton Global Bond - Dr. Michael Hasenstab's latest bold move is buying into more than 10% of Malaysia's government debt last month with $18.54 billion (RM62.13 billion).  Templeton has delivered on average an annual return of 8.1% in the past decade vs 4.4% average by all world bond funds.

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Global Macro Hedge Funds Hit by Brutal October 2014

The volatile October and a series of large concentrated bets that went awry, made October a brutal month for some of the world’s largest hedge funds – York Capital and Discovery.

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