Hedge fund confidence continues to grow globally despite Delta variant

Three of four regions up from Q2

James Baxter-Derrington
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99% of surveyed hedge funds are positive on the economic prospects of their business.

99% of surveyed hedge funds are positive on the economic prospects of their business.

Confidence among hedge managers globally has grown further, with 99% of surveyed hedge funds positive on the economic prospects of their business.

According to the Alternative Investment Management Association's (AIMA) Global Hedge Fund Confidence Index, managers' belief in their prospects continue to grow, up to a score of +20.4 9on a -50 to +50 scale), an increase on the second quarter results. UK hedge fund managers' confidence levels up 60% since Q4 2020 Managers in EMEA, the UK and Asia Pacific all displayed a greater confidence than Q2, with only the US results falling slightly on Delta variant concerns, although this is generally viewed as a "temporary setback with travel expected to recover strongly". Steve Nadel, par...

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