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    The almighty dollar

    With the bond market rally in Europe bringing sovereign yields close to levels last seen in 2015-2016, momentum investors have been cashing in their long European bond exposure. We believe the opportunity set is becoming scarcer, with risks of a sharp correction in so-called safe assets in the region should macro data exceed already highly depressed expectations.

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    Divertification/Protection: Reasons for investing in Merger Arbitrage?

    In our latest video, Lyxor Senior Cross-Asset Strategist Philippe Ferreira breaks down key features of Merger Arbitrage and how it fits into the big picture of alternate strategy.

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    ETF Money Monitor - January 2019

    Net new assets in the European ETF market tripled to €7.6bn in January from the €2.5bn we saw in December.

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    Why event-driven should be preferred to L/S equity

    Thus far in 2019, data crunchers are finding little evidence of a growth deceleration in the US, where the job market appears buoyant and manufacturing activity robust, while economic deceleration in Europe has yet to reach a bottom.

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    What a difference a month makes

    Over the recent weeks, market conditions switched swiftly from panic mode to exuberance mode. Active investors are left behind scratching their heads about what markets are discounting now on the risk of U.S. recession and monetary policy normalization. In our view, the January rally is an opportunity to gradually reduce risk in portfolios, especially in Europe where the probability of a hard Brexit rose last week.

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    Hedge Fund Positioning After The Storm

    While there have been positive points since end-December—the market rebound amid trade tensions easing, promising Brexit developments, a softer stance from major central banks, etc.—signs still point toward ongoing growth deceleration. As we take the pulse of the hedge fund space, we find caution remains the keyword and only one major exception where risk has been added to portfolios.