Billionaire trader back with own firm

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Chris Rokos booked profits of more than $4bn during his decade as a trader at Brevan Howard Asset Management.

After a three-year hiatus his new fund is about to test whether he’s retained the Midas touch.

Bloomberg News reports that the 44-year-old, who specializes in trading on general economic themes, has been converting his family office into a fully-fledged hedge fund since January.

That’s when he and Brevan Howard settled a lawsuit Rokos had filed against the firm in 2014, which sought to void an agreement that restricted him from managing clients’ money until 2018.

'He’s certainly one of the top performers in the industry', said Jacob Schmidt, chief executive officer of investment advisory firm Schmidt Research Partners. 'His reputation precedes him'.

Rokos's past trading prowess has seen him accrue an estimated $1bn fortune already, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

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