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“Rising Rates: Where Can CTAs Look for Returns?” (CTA Intelligence)

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“Rising Rates: Where Can CTAs Look for Returns?”
CTA Intelligence
August Issue
Selected excerpts:

Choppy markets and a lack of price trends in a period where interest rates have been near zero have characterized a tough few years for trend-followers.

Welton’s Chris Keenan says: “From our findings, the overall return opportunity looking back historically appears equally robost in both falling and rising interest rate environments. But whereas long fixed income was the primary driver in a falling rate environment, long commodities and currencies start to become the main drivers in rising rate environments.”

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