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Barclay CTA Index Slips 0.05 per cent in April

Barclay CTA Index Slips 0.05 per cent in April

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 16:13

Managed futures traders lost 0.05 per cent in April according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index has gained 0.95 per cent in the first four months of 2016. »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 1.05 per cent in April

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 1.05 per cent in April

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:27

Hedge funds gained 1.05 per cent in April according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. Year to date, the Index is up 0.07 per cent as April’s gain moves it into positive territory for the first time this year. »

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 1.3 per cent in April

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 1.3 per cent in April

Thu, 12/05/2016 - 15:37

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 1.3 per cent in April with just four out of 10 Lyxor Indices ending the month in positive territory.  »

Euronext Derivatives added to McKay Brothers’ Quincy Extreme Data Service

Euronext Derivatives added to McKay Brothers’ Quincy Extreme Data Service

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 09:28

McKay Brothers International has added Euronext equity index futures to its industry-leading Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service. The QED service now offers select Euronext instruments at the lowest known latency at major UK trading centres.  »

Three out of six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices positive in April

Three out of six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices positive in April

Tue, 03/05/2016 - 16:56

Three out of six of the MVIS suite of investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded positive performance in April. »

Investor confidence falls by 5.7 points in April

Investor confidence falls by 5.7 points in April

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 09:43

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for April 2016 decreased to 109.1, down 5.7 points from March’s revised reading of 114.8. The decline in sentiment was driven by a decrease in the North American ICI from 123.7 to 115.  »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.94 per cent for April

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.94 per cent for April

Thu, 21/04/2016 - 15:51

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2016 measured 2.94 per cent, down from 4.26 per cent in March. »

Barclay CTA Index declines 1.47 per cent in March

Barclay CTA Index declines 1.47 per cent in March

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 15:41

Managed futures traders lost 1.47 per cent in March according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is now up 1.36 per cent after three months in 2016. »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.53 per cent in March

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.53 per cent in March

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 09:16

Hedge funds gained 2.53 per cent in March, its best month since January 2012 when it rose 3.10 per cent, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index. The Index is down 0.88 per cent after three months in 2016. »

IndexIQ Hedge Fund Indexes all positive in March

IndexIQ Hedge Fund Indexes all positive in March

Fri, 15/04/2016 - 09:46

All six of IndexIQ’s family of IQ Hedge Indexes recorded positive performance in March. »

 CBOE to start overnight dissemination of CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) on 15  April

CBOE to start overnight dissemination of CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) on 15 April

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 09:57

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to start overnight dissemination of the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) on 15 April.  »

All six Market Vectors Long/Short Equity Indices positive in March

All six Market Vectors Long/Short Equity Indices positive in March

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 09:33

All six of Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded positive performance in March. Each index is constructed using transparent, liquid ETFs and US Treasury securities to produce hedge fund-style returns. »

Eurex expands equity index segment with new quanto futures

Eurex expands equity index segment with new quanto futures

Mon, 21/03/2016 - 15:30

Eurex has introduced Euro STOXX 50 quanto futures as of 21 March 2016. The USD-denominated product allows investors to participate in the performance of the index without being subject to currency fluctuations between Euro and US dollar. »

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 0.9 per cent in February

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 0.9 per cent in February

Fri, 11/03/2016 - 09:01

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 0.9 per cent in February, with just three out of the 11 Lyxor sub-indices ending the month in positive territory, according to Lyxor’s latest Alternative Investment Industry Barometer. »

Solactive and South Pole Group launch Solactive Low Carbon Bond Index

Solactive and South Pole Group launch Solactive Low Carbon Bond Index

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 16:32

Following the successful launch of its low carbon equity index family, Solactive AG in collaboration with South Pole Group has launched the new Solactive SPG Euro IG Low Carbon Bond Index. »

CME Group announces new MD roles

CME Group announces new MD roles

Tue, 08/03/2016 - 09:12

CME Group has made a number of Managing Director promotions, all of which took effect in February. »

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Just one MVIS Long/Short Equity index positive in February

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:29

Only one of Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) family of six investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded positive performance in February. »

 CBOE to offer FLEX Index Options with Asian and Cliquet style settlement

CBOE to offer FLEX Index Options with Asian and Cliquet style settlement

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 09:23

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to offer FLEX index options with Asian and Cliquet style settlement beginning Monday, 21 March.  »

Hang Seng Indexes Licenses HKEX to use Hang Seng Sector Index Series as basis for futures

Hang Seng Indexes Licenses HKEX to use Hang Seng Sector Index Series as basis for futures

Mon, 29/02/2016 - 17:00

Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited has licensed the Hang Seng Sector Index Series, which is comprised of six indexes, to Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) to serve as underlying indexes for the creation of six index futures. »

New study analyses performance of CBOE S&P 500 options-selling indexes

New study analyses performance of CBOE S&P 500 options-selling indexes

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 10:14

A new study by The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has examined six benchmark indexes that write Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (SPX) options, comparing their performances with those of traditional stock, bond and commodity indexes. »

Barclay CTA Index up 0.95 per cent in January

Barclay CTA Index up 0.95 per cent in January

Tue, 23/02/2016 - 09:28

Managed futures traders gained 0.95 per cent in January according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Hedge funds demonstrate remarkable resilience in turmoil

Hedge funds demonstrate remarkable resilience in turmoil

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. »

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. »

Strong start to 2016 for CTAs

Strong start to 2016 for CTAs

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 16:15

All managed futures indices posted positive returns in the first month of the year, with Societe Generale’s headline SG CTA Index leading performance. At 4.21 per cent this is the highest monthly return for the index since 2015’s opening month. Short-term traders also made significant gains, ending up 3.73 per cent. »

CBOE VIX Index in alignment with IOSCO principals for financial benchmarks

CBOE VIX Index in alignment with IOSCO principals for financial benchmarks

Mon, 08/02/2016 - 09:21

The administration of the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) is now in alignment with the Principles for Financial Benchmarks established by the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). »

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index down 1.42 per cent in January

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index down 1.42 per cent in January

Thu, 04/02/2016 - 09:44

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (CSLAB), which aims to reflect the performance of the global hedge fund industry, finished down 1.42 per cent in January. »

CBOE to list SPX Wednesday-expiring Weeklys options

CBOE to list SPX Wednesday-expiring Weeklys options

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 09:22

The Chicago Board Options Exchange plans to list S&P 500 Index (SPX) Wednesday-expiring Weeklys options beginning 23 February, 2016.  »

Barclay CTA Index down 1.19 per cent in December

Barclay CTA Index down 1.19 per cent in December

Tue, 26/01/2016 - 09:28

Managed futures traders lost 1.19 per cent in December according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index was down 1.43 per cent in 2015. »

ALTIN Fund of hedge funds outperforms HF indices

ALTIN Fund of hedge funds outperforms HF indices

Fri, 22/01/2016 - 09:19

ALTIN, the USD240 million multi-strategy fund of hedge funds listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, ended the year in positive territory (+2.20 per cent YTD), 2 per cent to 3 per cent ahead of hedge fund and fund of fund indices, which were on average negative in 2015. »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.64 per cent in December

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.64 per cent in December

Wed, 20/01/2016 - 08:53

Hedge funds lost 0.64 per cent in December according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index was up 0.29 per cent at the end of 2015, its smallest yearly gain since 2011 when it declined 5.48 per cent. »

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