Danny Yong (1972, Singaporean) is a Singaporean hedge fund manager with 20 years of experience trading FX, fixed income and equity futures in Asia. He is the Chief Investment Officer and founding partner of Dymon Asia Capital.

His Asia Macro Fund was ranked in the top 50 by Bloomberg Magazine in 2016’s Top-Performing Funds with assets over USD1 billion.

Prior to 2016, the Dymon Asia Macro Fund was ranked amongst the top ten hedge funds globally in 2011 and in 2014.

The Firm was founded in 2008 and has approximately USD5.9 billion assets under management (2017).

Danny Yong’s father died when he was just 10 years old. In 1992, Yong served his military service, becoming operations officer of the 24th Battalion of the Singapore Artillery.

After serving in the military, he achieved first class honors in business and finance at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University.

Danny Yong’s Dymon Asia Macro Fund was ranked in the top 50 by Bloomberg Magazine in 2016’s Top-Performing Funds with assets over USD1 billion

INVESTMENT STYLE

Danny Young runs a discretionary global macro strategy with a focus on Asian currencies, fixed income, and equity indices. The investment team comprises portfolio managers with in-depth knowledge across the Asian markets.

Hard work, wanting to win & curiousity – Danny Yong

LEARNING RESOURCES

In the follwoing interview, Danny Yong reflects what it takes to become a great trader and hedge fund manager and lays out Dymon Asia’s path to become one of Asia’s leading, home grown global macro power houses.

Natural curiousity is extremely important – Danny Yong

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www.dymonasia.com/

TRADING SOFTWARE

Dan Loeb targets Sony. Dan Loeb is an activist investor and founder of Third Point, which oversees about $14.5 billion in assets.

Last year the activist investor viewed Campbell soup as a bargain when Third point reported that the soup maker could fetch a takeover value of $52 to $58 per share.

A year later and the activist investor Dan Loeb targets Sony

Dan Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point is raising an investment vehicle to generate between $500 million and $1 billion so it can continue to buy Sony shares, according to a recent report in Reuters.