Liquid Alternatives

Liquid Alternative investments have emerged over the past decade as one of the fastest-growing areas within asset management. As pensions, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors have long benefited from Alternative Investments within their portfolios, Liquid Alternatives enable investors to have access to alternative investment strategies in fund structures that provide daily liquidity, full transparency, low investment minimums and other key attributes for investors. DailyAlts is your source for the most up-to-the-minute news, commentary and analysis on the global market for Liquid Alternatives.

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Liquid Alternatives: Investors Shovelled $677B Into Money Market Funds In Scramble to Safety

Investors set up a record-breaking first quarter this year for inflows into U.S. money market funds. These funds gained from the massive risk-off sentiment that prevailed as investors realized the economic repercussions from the coronavirus. Investors dumped stocks and bonds and headed for the safety of money market funds.

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IMF Analyst: A Lot of Mutual Funds Could Collapse in a Panic
November 13, 2019

International Monetary Fund analyst Laura Kodres warns that investors are putting too much faith in mutual funds. According to Deutsche Bank, half of the high-yield asset funds could experience liquidity…

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European Money Market Funds and the ESG Juggernaut
November 13, 2019

Goldman Sachs Asset Management tweaks a money management fund for ESG, especially diversity. Goldman Sachs is heeding the ESG clarion call from investors. The asset manager has introduced environmental, social,…

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Default Contagion Out of Emerging Markets Could Take Down This ETF
November 8, 2019

The iShares J.P. Morgan USD Emerging Markets Bond ETF (EMB) has had a dream run so far, but it may be time to cash in. An article by Harrison Schwartz…

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This is How Much China’s Mutual Fund Industry Could Grow
November 7, 2019

The Chinese mutual fund market could jump 10-fold over the next decade. This prediction comes from Hua An Fund Management portfolio manager David Hu. The manager said that index-tracking mutual…

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Liquid Alternative ETFs on Institutional Shopping Lists
November 7, 2019

A study commissioned by IndexIQ reveals that there could be a surge in institutional interest in liquid alternative ETFs. This trend could push up their assets to $114 billion, or…

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NBER: Beware Bond Mutual Funds and Their Reported Holdings
November 5, 2019

The National Bureau of Economic Research issued a stark warning about bond mutual funds and risk. In a new report, NBER says that at least 30% of bond mutual funds…

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Liquid Alternatives: Picton Mahoney Acquires Five Funds from Vertex One
October 23, 2019

Picton Mahoney Asset Management will acquire a clutch of alternative investment funds from Vancouver-based Vertex One Asset Management Inc. Picton Mahoney will henceforth function as the investment and portfolio manager…

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Liquid Alternatives: The Waypoint All Weather Liquid Alternative Mutual Fund
October 16, 2019

Toronto-based Waypoint Investment Partners launch their first liquid alternative mutual fund. The Waypoint All Weather Alternative Fund is a defensively-oriented mutual fund. It combines a portfolio of capital distributors and…

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John Lidington Will Co-Manage Man Numeric’s Liquid Private Equity Strategy
October 15, 2019

Man Numeric have appointed John Lidington as co-portfolio manager of its liquid private equity strategy alongside existing portfolio manager Charles Liu. Liquid private equity may sound like a contradiction in…

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Overlay Shares: The Icing on Your Index ETF Cake (Now for Everybody)
October 15, 2019

Once the preserve of accredited investors and institutions, this suite of Overlay Shares ETFs is now available to the everyday investor. A capital-efficient overlay strategy combines with an underlying core…

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