Eclectica’s Hugh Hendry Sees Opportunity In Japan


Hugh Hendry, the hedge-fund manager who profited by betting against banks during the financial crisis, said he’s now speculating on a recovery in Japanese stocks as the nation’s policy makers maintain their policy of negative interest rates. “I’m presently buying upside call options on the Japanese equity market,” Hendry, the 47-year-old founder of Eclectica Asset Management said in a Bloomberg TV interview with Francine Lacqua. The money manager, who six years ago warned of a potential crash in China, is now more bullish on that nation’s prospects. “China doesn’t concern me. I think China, as it is demonstrating, has the power to move on without any catastrophic consequences in terms of having to re-value its currency,” he said.

Eclectica’s Hugh Hendry Sees Opportunity in Japan

BlackRock’s Larry Fink: Not all ETF investors are passive

Larry Fink,Laurence Fink, BlackRock, Inc., world's largest asset manager, American multinational investment management corporation, American financial executive, CEO, Chairman, Barclays Global Investors, assets under management, alternative investments, Wall Street, BLK, Hedge funds, valuewalk, ETFs, ishares, robo-investing, robo analysts, quant fundsBlackRock CEO Laurence Fink spoke at Morningstar's recent conference, and he talked about a variety of things, like his concerns about company culture at a time when all the firm's employees are working at home. Despite those concerns, he doesn't think BlackRock will ever be 100% working in the office. He thinks employees will always Read More