Arms race for alpha and cryptocurrency launches: The top hedge fund industry trends for 2018

Large rotation of assets

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Each year, global hedge fund consulting and marketing firm Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends stemming from its contact with more than 2,000 institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organisations.

Here, Donald A Steinbrugge, the firm's founder and CEO, reveals its ninth annual predictions for the biggest trends in the hedge fund world. Hedge fund industry assets to reach an all-time high in 2018 for the tenth year in a row Despite the plethora of negative articles about the hedge fund industry, hedge fund assets have reached an all-time high five quarters in a row. There is clearly a disconnect between the mainstream media's coverage of the industry and the reasons why investors continue to allocate to hedge funds. Asian hedge funds post strongest performance since 2015 ...

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