Wednesday, June 12, 2024

CTAs ride trends on the short side to May gains

Trend-followers and other CTAs advanced in May, boosted by shorts in weakening commodity markets and short fixed income positions in developed markets.

“Commodities were an important source of trend-following profits, as negative sentiment around global economic growth weighed on prices, particularly in base metals and Chinese industrials,” according to London-based Winton.

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