Tuesday 16 June 2020 5:30 am

The City View: Jack Inglis on the evolution of the hedge fund

In this episode Christian is joined by Jack Inglis, CEO of the Alternative Investment Management Association which represents funds from 60 countries with more than $2 trillion under management between them. Jack talks about how hedge funds have responded to the market volatility and economic disruption of recent months, and offers a robust defence of short-selling — a practice temporarily banned by several European countries. 

Also in this episode, Christian looks at the latest noise coming from the Brexit negotiations; Ikea’s plan to return public money used to support the business during the lockdown; and Microsoft’s decision to change its techie terminology in light of anti-racism concerns.

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