Cloudy with a Chance of Performance? Volatility Boosts Macro

By Lydia Tomkiw | 2/14/18

…Several strategies in particular could stand to benefit after a couple of years of lackluster hedge fund industry performance, if market jitters continue. “This is an environment where global macro should start to do well,” says Chris Cutler, president of Manager Analysis Services.

Macro hedge funds entered 2018 on stronger footing than in past years, posting gains of 3.34% in January, the best aggregate month since before the 2008 financial crisis, according to eVestment.