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Wuhan Hedge Funds Show Traders in Lockdown Can Still Make Money

  • Hedge funds had a positive February despite major restrictions
  • Some firms in Wuhan managed returns of as much as 31%
Empty roads in Wuhan on March 26.
Empty roads in Wuhan on March 26.Photographer: AFP via Getty Images

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As some of the world’s biggest hedge fund stars watch returns evaporate, managers in Hubei, the original epicenter of the coronavirus, are weathering the storm.