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Bill Stone, SS&C Technologies

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.41 per cent in April

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 13:57

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2017 measured 2.41 per cent, down from 3.48 per cent in March. »

Election uncertainties knock global macro and CTA hedge fund strategies, says Lyxor

Election uncertainties knock global macro and CTA hedge fund strategies, says Lyxor

Mon, 24/04/2017 - 13:54

The past week has been adverse for global macro and CTA hedge fund strategies, according to Lyxor’s latest Weekly Brief. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge funds up 0.53 per cent in March, says BarclayHedge

Fri, 21/04/2017 - 09:21

Hedge funds gained 0.53 per cent in March, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, extending its string of wins to a fifth consecutive month. »

Global macro exposure to European equities hits five-year high

Global macro exposure to European equities hits five-year high

Thu, 20/04/2017 - 10:15

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.5 per cent in March, fuelled by fixed income strategies. »

Bill Stone, SS&C GlobeOp

Hedge funds up 0.30 per cent in March

Mon, 17/04/2017 - 12:13

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index measured 0.30 per cent in March while hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.90 per cent in April. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire Funds Management

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 0.06 per cent in March

Thu, 13/04/2017 - 08:55

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.06 per cent in March, slightly outperforming the 0.03 per cent return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

Jean-Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor

Macro and European L/S equity funds take the lead in March, says Lyxor

Wed, 12/04/2017 - 07:28

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.9 per cent in March, with seven out of 10 Lyxor indices in positive territory, according to the latest Lyxor Alternative Investment Industry Barometer. »

Hedge funds see 2.29 per cent gains for Q1 2017

Hedge funds see 2.29 per cent gains for Q1 2017

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 12:40

Hedge funds gained 0.34 per cent during the month of March, bringing its first quarter performance to a gain of 2.29 per cent, according to the latest Index Flash Update from EurekaHedge. »

Hedge funds generate alpha driven by global macro outperformance, says Lyxor

Hedge funds generate alpha driven by global macro outperformance, says Lyxor

Mon, 10/04/2017 - 13:51

Hedge funds generated alpha last week, with global macro funds outperforming thanks to higher dollar and oil prices, according to Lyxor’s latest hedge fund weekly brief. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Hedge funds up again in March, says HFR

Mon, 10/04/2017 - 08:44

Hedge funds advanced again in March, concluding a first quarter that saw gains in all three months and adding to a period of extended positive performance that has seen industry returns climb for five consecutive months and 12 of the last 13 months, according to data released by HFR. »

Tom Wrobel, Societe Generale Prime Services

Mixed performance for CTAs in March

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 12:02

March produced mixed returns for CTA strategies, with the SG CTA Index finishing the month down 0.75 per cent, with positive contributions from five out of the 20 constituent CTAs. »

BRI Long Short Equity Index down 0.03 per cent in March

BRI Long Short Equity Index down 0.03 per cent in March

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 08:29

BRI Partner’s Long/Short Equity Index (BRILSE) calculated by Wilshire Associates posted a performance of -0.03 per cent for the month of March, taking it to +3.89 per cent for the year-to-date 2017.  »

Event-driven hedge funds outperform, says Lyxor

Event-driven hedge funds outperform, says Lyxor

Mon, 03/04/2017 - 14:18

The Lyxor hedge fund index was up 0.2 per cent last week, taking it to an increase of 0.5 per cent in March and 1.1 per cent in the first quarter. »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Investor confidence rises by 4.2 points to 95.4 in March

Wed, 29/03/2017 - 08:59

State Street’ Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for March 2017 increased to 95.4, up 4.2 points from February’s revised reading of 91.2. »

Lyxor CTA broad index underperforms

Lyxor CTA broad index underperforms

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 13:18

The Lyxor CTA broad index underperformed last week, down 1.6 per cent with market neutral L/S Equity funds also in the red, according to Lyxor’s latest Weekly Brief. »

Hedge funds up 0.83 per cent in March

Hedge funds up 0.83 per cent in March

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 09:44

Hedge funds were up 0.83 per cent in March, according to the CISDM Equal Weighted Hedge Fund Index, produced by the UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management’s Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM). »

Bill Stone, SS&C

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.48 per cent for March

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 12:56

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for March 2017 measured 3.48 per cent, up from 3.25 per cent in February. »

Jean Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor

Hedge funds down slightly in second week of March, says Lyxor

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 08:53

The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was marginally down this week with weaker oil and dollar contributing to the underperformance of macro funds, according to Lyxor’s latest Hedge Fund Weekly Brief. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Hedge funds lower fees as Fed raises rates

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 08:39

Hedge fund liquidations increased in the fourth quarter even as the industry surpassed the USD3 trillion milestone, bringing the number of closed funds for 2016 to the highest level since 2008. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.71 per cent in February

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 09:24

Managed futures traders gained 0.71 per cent in February, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Alternative UCITS space keeps showing strong growth, says LuxHedge

Alternative UCITS space keeps showing strong growth, says LuxHedge

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 08:58

The alternative UCITS market continued on its strong growth path in February with LuxHedge recording a net inflow of EUR5.8 billion in assets under management, representing solid growth of 1.4 per cent on a monthly basis. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.99 per cent in February

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 08:51

Hedge funds were up 0.99 per cent in February, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge funds maintain performance momentum in February, says Preqin

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 10:11

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark recorded returns of 1.18 per cent in February, building on the 1.43 per cent gains seen the previous month. »

Hedge funds up 0.99 per cent in February with strong performance from the US

Hedge funds up 0.99 per cent in February with strong performance from the US

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 10:24

Hedge funds gained 0.99 per cent in February with underlying markets, as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) up 2.72 per cent over the same period, according to EurekaHedge’s latest Index Flash Update. »

Phillippe Ferreira, Lyxor

Hedge funds see strong start to March, says Lyxor

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 10:35

The Lyxor Global Macro index outperformed during the first week of March, up 1.3 per cent. »

Bill Stone, SS&C Technologies

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index at 1.13 per cent for February

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 09:49

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for February 2017 measured 1.13 per cent. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire Funds Management

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index gains 0.75 per cent in February

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 08:57

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.75 per cent in February, underperforming the 1.12 per cent monthly return for the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

Philippe Ferreira, Lyxor

Hedge funds up 1 per cent in February, says Lyxor

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 08:59

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 1 per cent in February, with eight out of 10 Lyxor indices in positive territory. »

Hedge fund returns broadly positive in February, says eVestment

Hedge fund returns broadly positive in February, says eVestment

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 10:08

For the third consecutive month, over 70 per cent of all hedge funds produced positive results in February, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Performance Report. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Equity hedge leads HFRI to 11th gain in 12 months

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:46

Hedge funds extended recent gains in February, as global equity markets rallied and all main strategies produced broad-based gains, led by equity hedge funds specialising in healthcare and technology. »

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