Macro bets help hedge funds ride tough Chinese markets

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The hedge funds that have outperformed rugged Chinese stock markets so far this year say betting on big-picture macroeconomic changes has helped them. One such fund is Stanley Tao’s Golden Nest Greater China Fund, worth $230 million. The hedge fund had a net return of about 2.4% for the month of … Read more

Analysis: Underwater: How the Bank of England has delivered a lifeblood to the markets

Bank of England bought bonds after pension fund pleas Some UK pension funds have faced problematic margin calls BoE support is seen as giving an opportunity to build collateral The British government’s unfunded tax plan scared the markets LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Calls from the Bank of England began on Monday saying some British pension … Read more