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Why rocky markets and Tweets are driving vol fund inflows

Sector specialists dissect why investors are turning to more nuanced approaches.

What you need to know before buying a vol trading fund

Lupus alpha’s Mark Ritter reveals what selectors need to keep in mind before allocating to these strategies.

The four most consistently rated volatility trading PMs

Citywire Investment Research finds those most adept at riding wild market moves.

Don't let bad experiences burn you, say vol-trading stars

Feri’s Daniel Lucke and Florian Astheimer discuss why fund selectors have previously ignored vol trading funds.

Optimal returns from the sub-prime market: a selector’s view

Frame AM’s Michele de Michelis is finding new ways to tap NPLs.

AllianzGI launches risk premia fund for five-strong multi-asset team

German group targets alternative sources of return with new strategy.

Selectors’ soft-closed successes…and major funds they missed

Our expert panel reveal how they play capacity constraints and their biggest missed opportunities.

La Française's Camblain - Le Mollé: What makes a fund selector tick

LONG READ: La Francaise's straight-talking head of multi-management reveals the tricks of the trade in managing a selection team.

The 10 most popular L/S equity funds over the last year

Citywire Selector reveals who readers are most closely following in this hotly-contested sector.

Pimco’s Kiesel strikes it lucky with gaming industry bets

Pimco’s Mark Kiesel says much of his Alt Ucits bond fund’s outperformance has come from rapidly-growing gaming companies.

Euro Star of the Day: Dominic Bokor-Ingram, Fiera Capital

Citywire Selector showcases the top 250 managers on a risk-adjusted basis.

Euro Star of the Day: Stefan Böttcher, Fiera Capital

Citywire Selector showcases the top 250 managers on a risk-adjusted basis.

The 10 top-performing EMD LC managers over five years

You’ve seen the hard currency outperformers, now who is leading the way in local debt?

‘Odd market behaviour’ is managed futures' biggest challenge

SEB’s Hans-Olov Bornemann expects strong swing back as market performance improves.

The top two managed futures PMs you need to know

There are only two specialists in this Alt Ucits sector boasting Citywire ratings at present.

Why it’s hard to find an outperforming managed futures manager

Citywire Investment Research looks at the sector’s huge disparity in returns.

Don't be scared by change: how managed futures thrive

Fulcrum AM’s director Damien Leach says there are exciting opportunities to be had in the space.

Return profiles of CTAs are an ‘alien concept’ to investors

Garraway Financial’s Darran Goodwin reveals why investors struggle with CTA products.