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Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index down 0.29 per cent in January

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished down 0.29 per cent for the month of January, despite half of the ten sub-strategies recording positive returns. »


Hedge funds to reach USD3trn by year end 2014

Hedge funds are expected to reach a record breaking USD3trn by year end 2014, up from USD2.6trn as of 2013 year end, according to Deutsche Bank’s 12th annual Alternative Investor Survey. »

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Salus Alpha’s strategies deliver strong start to 2014

Salus Alpha’s strategies have delivered a good start to 2014 in terms of performance, according to a report by managed investment platform db Select. »


Limmat Capital to become investment manager of large balanced fund mandate

Limmat Capital Alternative Investments has been appointed to manage a large balanced fund mandate with assets under management of EUR196m. »

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Hedge funds target rough diamonds as an investment, says IDX

Los Angeles-based Investment Diamond Exchange (IDX) has expanded its workforce to cater for an increasing number of hedge funds and other financial institutions acquiring rough diamonds for investment purposes. »


Saemor’s Europe Alpha Fund returns 2.8 per cent in January

Saemor Capital has reported a strong start to 2014 for its Europe Alpha Fund with a return of 2.8 per cent in January, despite the volatility caused by a sell-off in emerging markets. »


Commodity market increased slightly in January

Commodities increased in January due to supply worries in livestock and to weather fundamentals supporting the energy sector. »

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Smart beta to take centre stage at EDHEC-Risk Europe Days conference in London

Smart beta investing, efficient risk diversification, liability driven investment (LDI) strategies, infrastructure and fixed income investing are among the topics to be presented at the EDHEC-Risk Days Europe 2014. »

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SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance up 1.39 per cent in January

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2014 measured 1.39 per cent. »

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Dexia Asset Management rebrands as Candriam

Dexia Asset Management has launched a new brand identity following its acquisition by New York Life Investments on 3 February 2014. »

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