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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  1. 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...

  2. 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. -...

  3. FT Alphaville

    October 30, 2012

    Further reading

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

  4. 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,...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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....

  18. 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...

  19. 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,...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...

  31. FT Alphaville

    July 20, 2010

    Further reading

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

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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...

  37. 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,...

  38. May 31, 2010

    China: like a cocktail party without the cocktails

    Forty years ago, just before a performance at Amsterdam’s renowned orchestral venue, the Concertgebouw, a group of radical...

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