The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a surge in demand for alternative data from investors, governments and central banks keen to interpret how it is impacting industries around the world.
The challenges industries face are how best to gather this type of data and derive something meaningful from it.
Hedge funds are ready to lead from the front in the use of alternative data as the world casts its net wider.
In this article, published in the June edition of Funds Europe, Tom Kehoe argues that the pandemic is proving an excellent test for alternative data to prove its merits.
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