Hedge Funds Plough Into Yen Calls

Hedge funds have been buying up calls on the yen against the U.S. dollar and the euro this week, fuelled by downbeat comments from U.S. President Barack Obama and the German government, both warning of a double-dip recession.

  • 19 Nov 2009

--Rob McGlinchey

Hedge funds have been buying up calls on the yen against the U.S. dollar and the euro this week, fuelled by downbeat comments from U.S. President Barack Obama and the German government, both warning of a double-dip recession.

"A lot of funds are viewing the yen as ...

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