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Hedge funds demonstrate remarkable resilience in turmoil

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Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:19

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 0.9 per cent in January, despite positive performance from  five out of the 11 Lyxor Indices, according to Lyxor’s latest Alternative Investment Industry Barometer. ...Read more

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US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

US Bancorp Fund Services affiliate Quintillion names Linda Gorman CEO

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:46

Quintillion Limited, the European-based affiliate of US Bancorp Fund Services, has named Linda Gorman chief executive officer (CEO). Based in Dublin, Gorman brings more than 20 years of leadership experience to support the firm’s global alternative investment services. »

US listed options volume surges in January

US listed options volume surges in January

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:31

US Listed Options volumes surged in January, while average bid/ask size drops to lowest in two years, according to the January 2016 TABB Options LiquidityMatrix (OLM). »

Overall repo market outstandings in Europe remain stable despite decline in repo books of G-SIFIs, says ICMA survey

Overall repo market outstandings in Europe remain stable despite decline in repo books of G-SIFIs, says ICMA survey

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:28

The latest semi-annual survey of the European repo market by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), has set the baseline figure for market size at EUR5,608 billion, broadly unchanged from the June 2015 survey figure of EUR5,612 billion. »

FINRA bars two brokers for fraudulent sales of a hedge fund

FINRA bars two brokers for fraudulent sales of a hedge fund

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:27

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has barred two Buffalo-based brokers – Timothy S Dembski and Walter F Grenda – from the securities industry for fraud in connection with the sale of a hedge fund, the Prestige Wealth Management Fund. »

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Hedge fund industry trends - Have your say!

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:26

Hedgeweek is conducting a reader survey to gain a better insight into the current state of the hedge fund industry, and we would love you to participate… »

CBOE study examines Russell 2000 options-based benchmark indexes

CBOE study examines Russell 2000 options-based benchmark indexes

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:22

A new study from The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) examines six benchmark indexes that invest in Russell 2000 Index (RUT) options and compares their performances with those of traditional benchmark stock and bond indexes. »

Two out six IndexIQ hedge fund replication indices positive in January

Two out six IndexIQ hedge fund replication indices positive in January

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 16:35

Two out six of IndexIQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indices recorded positive performance in January. »

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 2.86 per cent in January

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 2.86 per cent in January

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 16:34

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2016 measured -2.86 per cent. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.66 per cent in February. »

Hedge funds start year in negative territory, says eVestment

Hedge funds start year in negative territory, says eVestment

Thu, 11/02/2016 - 16:31

The global hedge fund industry started the year off on a negative note, with a -2.22 per cent aggregate return in January, according to eVestment’s January 2016 Hedge Fund Performance Report. »

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