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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. »

Event-driven’s winning streak continues, says Lyxor

Event-driven’s winning streak continues, says Lyxor

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 13:33

Event-driven hedge fund performance has continued to move upwards over recent weeks in a context where M&A activity has remained strong since the beginning of the year, especially in the US, according to Lyxor’s latest Hedge Fund Weekly Brief. »

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices positive in February

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices positive in February

Thu, 02/03/2017 - 07:51

All six of MV Index Solutions (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices posted positive returns in February. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Investor confidence down 1.6 points in February

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 08:02

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) measured 92.9 in February, down 1.6 points from January’s revised reading of 94.5. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge funds up 1.35 per cent in January, says BarclayHedge

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 10:57

Hedge funds were up 1.35 per cent in January, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, with all but two of Barclay’s 17 hedge fund indices gaining ground during the month. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay CTA Index down 0.73 per cent in January

Mon, 27/02/2017 - 08:51

Managed futures traders lost 0.73 per cent in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Salvatore Bruno, IndexIQ

IndexIQ hedge fund indices continue positive trend in January

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:42

Five of the six IndexIQ Hedge Indices were positive in January, with the IQ Hedge Event Drive Index up 1.7 per cent and the IQ Hedge Long/Short Index up 1.17 per cent.   »

Bill Stone, SS&C Technologies

Hedge fund investor confidence remains strong, says SS&C

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 09:59

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for February 2017 measured 3.25 per cent, up from 2.60 per cent in January. »

Jason Schwartz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index gains 0.50 per cent in January

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 10:36

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.59 per cent in January, outperforming the 0.50 per cent monthly return for the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.  »

Bill Stone, SS&C GlobeOp

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 1.71 per cent in January

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 14:20

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2017 measured 1.71 per cent. »

Jean Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor Asset Management

Micro strategies outpaced macro traders in January, says Lyxor

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:08

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was slightly down by 0.3 per cent in January, with seven out of 10 Lyxor indices in positive territory, according to the latest Lyxor AII Barometer, with micro-focused strategies outperforming macro traders. »

CTAs start 2017 in the red

CTAs start 2017 in the red

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 10:19

In a disappointing start to the year after a challenging 2016, all Societe Generale CTA indices posted negative returns in January. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Equity hedge fund strategies surge in early 2017

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:49

Hedge funds posted strong gains in early 2017 as Donald Trump was inaugurated as US President, led by the performance of equity hedge strategies, the largest area of hedge fund industry investor capital, according to data from HFR. »

Kier Boley, GAM

Merger arbitrage a lower-risk option to play US regulatory changes

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 13:31

Event driven was the top-performing hedge fund strategy in 2016, with the HFRX Event Driven index up 11.1 per cent in USD terms, according to the latest monthly hedge fund update from GAM portfolio manager Kier Boley. »

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices report positive performance in January

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices report positive performance in January

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:01

All six of MV Index Solutions’ (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices, which are constructed using transparent, liquid ETFs and US Treasury securities, recorded positive performance in January. »

Kenneth Froot, State Street Associates

Investor confidence down by 0.3 points in January

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 08:17

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) decreased to 93.8 in January, down 0.3 points from December’s revised reading of 94.1. »

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