Analysis

Managed Futures Top 50

Counting down the biggest CTAs on the planet


Are regulators cyber secure?

Industry concern mounts over risks of data breaches

A story of volatility

The extent to which volatility harms or benefits an investment strategy depends on the choices made by the manager



Bitcoin futures: when will CTAs jump in?

Ginger Szala explores the frenzy as US exchanges prepare to launch cryptocurrency derivatives contracts


The new frontiersmen

CTA Intelligence examines the rise of the alternative markets CTA and operational challenges they face


Futures stars: 12 for 2018

Rounding up the hottest new prospects in managed futures


Why managed futures should not be judged by their indices

Kettera Strategies cautions dismissing an entire asset class due to the performance of its most highly publicised subset


HFM compensation survey 2017

Annual compensation survey reveals pay levels for key talent at CTAs and hedge fund firms


Out of the blocks

How distributed ledger technology could change the managed futures business


Trading cryptocurrencies

A viable opportunity for institutional investment managers?


Is there a place for discretionary CTAs in an algo-mad market?

Ginger Szala explores what the future may hold for the discretionary trader


Breaking the brand

Have CTAs outgrown their label?


Manager survey: mid-year state of the industry

CTAs are optimistic managed futures industry will shake off performance troubles to grow in second half, but asset-raising remains hard




Performance review: H1 2017

Société Générale commentary shows how CTA losses at the end of June were amplified by declining market volatility, resulting in larger position sizes


Finding the right match

How CTAs can get the best out of their admin relationship


Admin giant SS&C hits back in cyber-fraud case

The litigation from the collapse of Tillage Commodities Management takes another twist


How safe is your source code?

Emerging cyber threats and how firms are tooling up to protect their secrets


Equity crisis avengers

As investors start to fear a sell-off in equity markets, can CTAs be the heroes of the next crisis?