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Political uncertainty has had limited impact on hedge funds, says Lyxor

Wed, 24/05/2017 - 09:23

Contagion from recent political upheaval, including former FBI director Mark Comey’s leaked memo and continued concerns over alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, has been reasonable, according to Lyxor. »

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.16 per cent in April

Tue, 23/05/2017 - 10:39

Managed futures traders gained 0.16 per cent in April, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.08 per cent for May

Fri, 19/05/2017 - 10:54

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for May 2017 measured 3.08 per cent, up from 2.41 per cent in April. »

CTAs outperformed last week, says Lyxor

Tue, 16/05/2017 - 07:49

CTAs outperformed last week on the back of supportive risk appetite conditions, according to Lyxor’s latest Hedge Fund Weekly Brief. »

Alternative UCITS see EUR15bn asset inflows in April

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 13:41

April 2017 was an exceptional month for the alternative UCITS market in terms of capital inflow, according to the latest LuxHedge Alternative UCITS Overview report. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Emerging markets hedge fund surge accelerates through April

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 13:35

Hedge funds investing in emerging markets extended their Q1 surge into April, with performance led by emerging Asia, including India and China, according to the latest HFR Emerging Markets Hedge Fund Industry Report. »

Bill Stone, SS&C Technologies

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 0.43 per cent in April

Fri, 12/05/2017 - 06:49

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index April 2017 measured 0.43 per cent while hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.44 per cent in May. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index gains 0.34 per cent in April

Thu, 11/05/2017 - 10:45

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.34 per cent in April, underperforming the 0.42 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

Jean-Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor Asset Management

Hedge funds down 1.07 per cent in April, says Lyxor

Wed, 10/05/2017 - 14:05

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 1.07 per cent in April, with seven out of 10 Lyxor indices in positive territory, according to the firm's latest Alternative Investment Industry Barometer. »

Philippe Ferreira, Lyxor

CTA and macro strategies diverge

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 14:01

The performance of hedge funds, as measured by the Lyxor Hedge Fund index, was flat last week, according to the latest weekly brief from Lyxor cross asset research team. »

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