LONDON Hedge funds are rolling forward long positions in the Brent futures contract, and in the absence of offsetting factors this is depressing the value of expiring contracts, pushing futures prices into contango.
LONDON Hedge funds and speculators continue to revise their bearish view on the dollar, making historic cuts to their short positions at both ends of the risk spectrum.
LONDON Hedge funds and speculators spent the first four months of the year betting heavily against the dollar. They're now running for the hills.
LONDON The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield's rise above 3 percent last week for the first time in over four years may be cause for concern across wide swathes of financial markets, such as equities and emerging markets.
LONDON A popular hedge fund bet on a fall in Sainsbury's shares came unstuck on Monday after the supermarket group announced plans to merge with Walmart-owned rival Asda.
LONDON British bookshop chain Waterstones is to be acquired by Elliott Advisers, the U.S. activist hedge fund which has made its presence felt in the UK's corporate world recently by helping force the demerger of Costa Coffee amongst other shake ups.
Elliott Capital Advisors L.P on Monday disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in British software firm Micro Focus International Plc .
Hedge fund Meditor Capital Management, already Carpetright's biggest shareholder, has raised its stake to just under the threshold at which it would be required to make a formal takeover offer for the struggling British retailer.
NEW YORK Hedge fund managers at the high-profile 2018 Sohn Investment Conference in New York pitched stock ideas on Monday that they said should benefit from the growing clout of the millennial generation, ranging from online food ordering to homebuilders.
LONDON Hamstrung by a renewed slump in volatility and lack of clear market direction, FX and bond speculators are making historically big bets on a lower dollar and higher yields.
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