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Russell Newton, co-founder and head of research at Global Advisors

The Interview – Russell Newton, Global Advisors: “Adding to CTA positions early in 2009 was like buying insurance after your house has burned down”

Mon, 05/07/2010 - 07:54

Russell Newton, co-founder and head of research at Jersey-based commodity-focused hedge fund manager Global Advisors, notes that despite the more difficult environment for commodity trading over the past year and a half, the firm’s Global Commodity Systematic programme has delivered a compound return of 14.2 per cent return since its launch in 2005. »

The Interview – Florian Wagner, Qbasis Invest: “We don’t believe the markets can throw us any challenges we have not already considered and prepared for”

The Interview – Florian Wagner, Qbasis Invest: “We don’t believe the markets can throw us any challenges we have not already considered and prepared for”

Tue, 13/04/2010 - 06:00

Florian Wagner, founder and head of Qbasis Invest, which specialises in exchange-traded managed futures, says that after achieving returns of 72 and 145 per cent respectively in 2007 and 2008, the firm also proved the effectiveness of its systems by outperforming the CTA sector the following year despite giving back 15 per cent. »

The Interview - Lars Steffensen, Ebullio Capital: "Industrial production and GDP figures from the rest of the world are right and the figures from China are wrong"

The Interview - Lars Steffensen, Ebullio Capital: "Industrial production and GDP figures from the rest of the world are right and the figures from China are wrong"

Tue, 18/08/2009 - 01:27

Ebullio Capital managing partner Lars Steffensen believes that as the world's economy tips downward again in the second leg of a W-sh »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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