Analysis

The big market moves for managed futures in 2016

Efficient Capital analyses last year’s ups and downs for CTA strategies


Countdown to launch

The CEO of Launchpad Trading, Nancy Andrews, speaks to CTA Intelligence about new managers and investor interest

Shifting parameters

Can CTAs turn big data into big profits



Managed futures Top 50 2016

CTA Intelligence’s annual top 50 survey rounds up the world’s largest CTAs


CTA giants left deep in the red after Trump victory

Large CTAs slumped to a third consecutive month of losses in October and many were hit by market reversals around the US election


Could Trump call time on Reg AT?

The clock is ticking on the CFTC’s efforts to push Reg AT into law before the controversial Republican takes office on 20 January


Putting CTAs on South Korea’s MAP

As Shinhan Investment Corp prepares the launch of a systematics-focused platform, CTA Intelligence catches up with head of business development Sooch Park


In through the backdoor

As barriers to entry rise, incubator platforms are opening a viable route into the industry for new talent


Checking the background checkers

Chris Hawes examines the pitfalls of third-party due diligence for managers


Cyber-hacking wake-up call

Matt Smith and Sam Dale report on the $20m lawsuit filed against admin giant SS&C by a New York CTA


How trade wars, oversupply and systematic traders are causing havoc for Ag CTAs

Chris Hawes reports on the travails of discretionary traders this year


Small fishes in a big pond

Why the pool of emerging CTAs is shrinking


Futures Stars: 12 for 2017

Rounding up the hottest new prospects in managed futures




CTAs set to thrive at end of QE era

With 8 years of QE behind us, can CTAs benefit from the Fed’s rate policy?


Abandon ship

Are low-cost funds at risk of sinking the flagship?


Revisiting source code snooping

Will the CFTC act on a final plea to soften its stance?


The Brexit bounce

CTAs have been Brexit’s big winners, but will it last?


State of the industry: 2016 mid-year review

Managers are confident about the growth prospects for the second half of 2016, despite lingering uncertainties around new regulation and London’s post-Brexit future.