event driven

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event driven

An application that responds to input from the user (mouse movement, keystrokes, menu choices, etc.) or from messages from other applications. This is in contrast to a batch operation that continuously processes the next item from a group. See procedure oriented, event loop, event handler and event management system.
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The firm employs a combination of event driven strategies along with fundamental analysis to make its analysis.
Factbox: Mirabaud allocates more to event driven strategies
The WVP Emerging Manager Onshore Fund currently offers access to more than 15 managers through custom portfolios with a diverse alternative investment menu primarily focused on market neutral, volatility, equity long/short and event driven strategies with US and international exposure.
"The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained +2.2 per cent in 3Q13 and has gained +5.5 per cent YTD through September, with performance leadership from Equity Hedge and Event Driven strategies.
In the last 12 months, the number of Asian hedge funds which focus on Event Driven strategies increased to nearly 8% of the Asian hedge fund industry; over half of which specialize in Activist and Distressed strategies.