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    1. October 22, 2014

      Eclectica hedge fund bleeding assets

      Hugh Hendry, one of Britain’s highest profile hedge fund managers, has haemorrhaged assets from his fund, in spite of...

    2. December 8, 2013

      Last bear Hendry embraces bull market

      Hugh Hendry, an outspoken hedge fund manager and self-styled “last bear standing”, has thrown in the towel and embraced an...

    1. December 8, 2013

      US and China in reflexive pursuit of growth

      Toxoplasmosis does strange things to mice. It compromises their immune system and makes them lose their fear of cats. I wish...

    2. May 24, 2013

      Cash gives the private investor an edge

      I wrote last week about the many ways in which traditional long only fund managers are institutionally prevented from...

    3. FT Alphaville

      November 26, 2012

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Monday, - Hugh Hendry on the ‘death spiral of mercantilism‘ and more. - The austerity sadness goes on. -...

    4. FT Alphaville

      October 30, 2012

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Sandy photos: Sorting the fake from the real. - “Fresh infighting” within Chinese Communist Party...

    5. FT Alphaville

      July 25, 2012

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Does Europe even have a panic button? - Jim Rogers vs Hugh Hendry and Albert Edwards. - Meanwhile,...

    6. July 17, 2012

      Hendry – ‘Bad things are going to happen’

      Hugh Hendry is lying low. The Glaswegian founder of $800m hedge fund Eclectica stepped out of the limelight last year after...

    7. beyondbrics

      June 27, 2012

      [snap]: OGX shares plunge 25 per cent

      Eike Batista, Brazil’s richest man, just got a little bit poorer. Shares in OGX, the oil exploration and production company...

    8. June 22, 2012

      Hedge funds back on managers’ radar

      Wealth managers remain bullish about the prospects for hedge funds – in spite of the failure of their strategies to deliver...

    9. FT Alphaville

      May 17, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE Fitch tallies cost of Basel III: David takes us through the 29 global systemically...

    10. FT Alphaville

      May 16, 2012

      Odey's angst

      At present the lights are being turned down in the markets but the good fund manager, like the good pianist, will be the one...

    11. beyondbrics

      May 10, 2012

      Further reading: banana skins

      Thursday’s thinking from the BB team: insights from a Chinese central banker; hedge funds should watch out; why the Brics...

    12. beyondbrics

      May 5, 2012

      The weekender

      This week on beyondbrics: YPF officially gets expropriated and gets a new boss; Bolivia does its annual May Day...

    13. beyondbrics

      May 2, 2012

      Hugh Hendry: forget Europe and the US, the next crisis will be in China

      He’s back. Hugh Hendry, the outspoken hedge fund manager best known for his bearish views on China and this jerky, homemade...

    14. April 27, 2012

      Want a house deposit? Ask a shipbuilder

      In China, there is a steel company called Wuhan that has been diversifying into wine production and pig farming. There is...

    15. December 19, 2011

      Hedge fund alarm bells are ringing over China

      The eurozone’s political tarantella may still be roiling global markets but some of the world’s savviest investors are...

    16. FT Alphaville

      December 13, 2011

      Hendry’s ‘China short’ fund makes big returns

      Shorting the credit of companies positioned to do badly from a Chinese slowdown has proved to be one of the hedge fund...

    17. December 12, 2011

      Hendry’s ‘China short’ fund makes big returns

      Shorting the credit of companies positioned to do badly from a Chinese slowdown has proved to be one of the hedge fund...

    18. October 5, 2011

      Hedge fund bears reap billions

      For most hedge fund managers, being right is not enough. Being right three months before everybody else is what counts....

    19. October 5, 2011

      China sees surge in CDS on slowdown fears

      Fears of an economic slowdown in China have fuelled a trading surge in instruments that insure investors against sovereign...

    20. September 19, 2011

      China growth fears boost Hendry’s fund

      A hedge fund designed to profit from a slowdown in the Chinese economy, run by the London hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry,...

    21. FT Alphaville

      June 2, 2011

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - The slow motion disaster that is the eurozone. - Where to go for an IPO? - For a whistle-blower, no...

    22. FT Alphaville

      February 22, 2011

      China bears and creative shorting

      Japan is not only paying for the consequences of China’s cheap-renminbi policy with its persistently high yen and pressures...

    23. FT Alphaville

      January 20, 2011

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Thursday’s FT, Anat Admati: Dividends can wait until banks are stronger American...

    24. January 19, 2011

      Europe risks getting it wrong again on rate rises

      The euro project has not gone according to plan. It reminds me of the story of the James Bond character Q, based on the...

    25. FT Alphaville

      January 11, 2011

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - A modern ghost town in China. - “Only economic mismanagement would unseat the dollar from its...

    26. FT Alphaville

      October 29, 2010

      Bonfire of the Hugh Hendry

      Why was Hugh Hendry trending on Twitter Thursday night? Because the outspoken hedge fund manager made something of a splash...

    27. October 15, 2010

      Bulls and bears battle over China’s ‘miracle’

      Few hedge fund managers would bother to travel to China with a handycam to provide investors with video evidence of the...

    28. FT Alphaville

      October 5, 2010

      Hugh Hendry: short China, via Japan

      As the FT reported this morning, the voluble and prescient Hugh Hendry is shortly to close a new fund launched only a few...

    29. FT Alphaville

      October 5, 2010

      Hendry set to go short on China

      Hugh Hendry, the outspoken chief of UK hedge fund firm Electica, has taken short positions on the bonds of a number of...

    30. October 4, 2010

      Hendry plots path to go short on China

      Hugh Hendry, the outspoken hedge fund manager, has taken short positions on the bonds of a number of Japanese companies in a...

    31. August 16, 2010

      Funds left struggling for gains amid volatility

      For hedge funds designed to capitalise on an uncertain and shifting world, 2010 – a year that has seen some of the most...

    32. FT Alphaville

      July 20, 2010

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - The Greek debt song. - Monetary policy, the Chinese (historical) perspective. - The men who ended...

    33. July 15, 2010

      Bolton bets on Chinese domestic consumption

      Anthony Bolton, the fabled British stockpicker, is staking his reputation on a £460m ($702m) bet that the Chinese economy is...

    34. FT Alphaville

      June 24, 2010

      Hugh Hendry: Soros has embraced socialism

      On Thursday, George Soros penned an op-ed in the FT arguing that Germany needs to engage in a thought experiment, one...

    35. June 18, 2010

      China (contd): the argument for disaster insurance

      This week, I’m going to conclude my musings on China with two very different takes on how to profit from the economic...

    36. FT Alphaville

      June 18, 2010

      The mirror crack'd

      One of the more interesting things to watch at the GAIM hedge fund conference in Monaco this year – more for light, than...

    37. FT Alphaville

      June 1, 2010

      Pink picks

      Comment, analysis and other offerings from Tuesday’s FT, Gideon Rachman: The west re-examines the rat race If somebody loses...

    38. FT Alphaville

      May 31, 2010

      China: like a cocktail party without the cocktails

      “The Asian business development model is flawed,” Hugh Hendry, CIO and founding partner of Eclectica Asset Management,...

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