News Digest: Top global macro traders notch up windfall gains on bearish bond bets

June 1, 2022

News Digest:

Leading global macro hedge funds have registered some of their best windfall gains since the 2008 financial crisis so far this year, amid a spike in volatility across asset classes, as central banks worldwide tighten monetary policy swiftly to check soaring inflation.



Driven by their aggressive wagers on a spike in bond yields – particularly at the longer end of the yield curve – Graham Capital, Brevan Howard, Rokos Capital and Odey European are learnt to have posted double-digit percentage gains for the year to date.



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