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Emerging markets hedge funds post strong gains in October

Emerging markets hedge funds post strong gains in October

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 15:36

Emerging Market hedge funds posted strong performance gains in October, driven by exposure to China and Russia, as risk tolerance and liquidity returned to emerging equity markets, with the HFRI Emerging Markets Index up +3.4 per cent. »

Barclay CTA Index down 0.78 per cent in October

Barclay CTA Index down 0.78 per cent in October

Fri, 20/11/2015 - 10:16

Managed futures traders lost 0.78 per cent in October according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is down 1.52 per cent year to date. »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.19 per cent in October

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.19 per cent in October

Thu, 19/11/2015 - 09:49

Hedge funds gained 2.19 per cent in October according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index rebounded in October after four months of losses, and is now up 0.69 per cent in 2015. »

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Five out of six IndexIQ investable hedge fund replication indexes positive in October

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 16:10

Five out of six of IndexIQ’s proprietary IQ Hedge Investable Banchmark Hedge Fund Replication Indexes recorded positive returns in October. »

Barclay CTA Index up 0.60 per cent in September

Barclay CTA Index up 0.60 per cent in September

Wed, 21/10/2015 - 16:46

Managed futures traders gained 0.60 per cent in September according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is down 0.67 per cent year to date. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge funds down 1.43 per cent in September

Mon, 19/10/2015 - 21:57

Hedge funds were down 1.43 per cent in September, the fourth consecutive monthly loss, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is down 1.21 per cent year to date. »

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index down 1.03 per cent in September

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index down 1.03 per cent in September

Wed, 14/10/2015 - 10:39

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -1.03 per cent in September, according to Wilshire Funds Management. »

Kenneth J Heinz. HFR Inc

Best North American Index Provider – Hedge Fund Research, Inc

Tue, 13/10/2015 - 11:30

This June saw Hedge Fund Research broaden its suite of indices with the introduction of the HFRL® family of indices, representing the performance of liquid areas of the hedge fund industry. This adds to the existing set of HFRI, HFRX and HFRU indices that are used by global investors and allocators to benchmark their hedge fund performance. »

Bill Stone, SS&C GlobeOp

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 1.56 per cent in September

Tue, 13/10/2015 - 09:51

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for September 2015 measured -1.56 per cent, while edge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index were down 1.13 per cent in October. »

Alternative UCITS stand as the storm rages

Alternative UCITS stand as the storm rages

Wed, 07/10/2015 - 10:32

The LuxHedge Global UCITS Index fell by 0.85 per cent in September. This second consecutive monthly decline leads the index to a flat year-to-date performance (+0.20 per cent). »

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices negative in September

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indices negative in September

Mon, 05/10/2015 - 10:23

All six of Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices produced negative returns in September. Each index is constructed using transparent, liquid ETFs and US Treasury securities to produce hedge fund-style returns without hedge fund pricing, opaqueness and redemption restrictions. »

John Angelos, CBOE

The TYVIX Index: Navigating through interest rate volatility

Wed, 23/09/2015 - 09:31

Interest rate volatility is like a storm cloud building on the horizon. The US Federal Reserve has kept rates stable for nigh on a decade, but global asset managers are now preparing for their fixed income portfolios to feel the impact of a rate rise later this year.  »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index drops 2.45 per cent in August

Barclay Hedge Fund Index drops 2.45 per cent in August

Tue, 22/09/2015 - 13:40

Hedge funds lost 2.45 per cent in August, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index remains up 0.23 per cent year to date. »

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 0.64 per cent in August

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 0.64 per cent in August

Mon, 14/09/2015 - 14:17

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for August 2015 measured -1.02 per cent. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.64 per cent in September. »

All six IndexIQ investable hedge fund replication indices negative in August

All six IndexIQ investable hedge fund replication indices negative in August

Thu, 10/09/2015 - 10:27

All six of the indices in IndexIQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes recorded negative performance in August. »

LuxHedge Global UCITS index down 1.64 per cent in August

LuxHedge Global UCITS index down 1.64 per cent in August

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 09:49

The LuxHedge Global UCITS Index fell by 1.64 per cent during August, one of the worst monthly performances experienced in years. This strong decline reflects the catastrophic trend exhibited by the global markets. »

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indexes negative in August

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indexes negative in August

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 13:12

All six Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded negative performance in August. »

CSLAB index down 2.23 per cent in August

CSLAB index down 2.23 per cent in August

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 12:47

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (CSLAB), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished down 2.23 per cent in August. »

GMEX Group subsidiary GDI announces Index Oversight Committee

GMEX Group subsidiary GDI announces Index Oversight Committee

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:51

The Board of Global Derivatives Indices Limited (GDI), the index and product development arm of GMEX Group, has established an Index Oversight Committee in order to oversee the compilation methodology and production of indices published by GDI. »

CBOE launches hedge fund benchmarks with Eurekahedge

CBOE launches hedge fund benchmarks with Eurekahedge

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 07:38

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge. Values for the new indexes will be available on CBOE's and Eurekahedge's websites beginning August 18. »

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.87 per cent in July

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.87 per cent in July

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 13:54

Managed futures traders gained 0.87 per cent in July according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is up 0.48 per cent year to date. »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index drops 0.28 per cent in July

Barclay Hedge Fund Index drops 0.28 per cent in July

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 14:25

Hedge funds lost 0.28 per cent in July, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is up 3.05 per cent year to date. »

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index at 0.69 per cent in July

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index at 0.69 per cent in July

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 14:06

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for July 2015 measured 0.69 per cent. »

Chinese hedge funds post steep losses in July

Chinese hedge funds post steep losses in July

Thu, 13/08/2015 - 13:56

Hedge funds investing predominantly in China suffered steep losses in July, as the HFRI China Index declined -7.7 per cent and the Shanghai Composite Index collapsed, falling over -14 per cent in the month, including a single-day decline of -8.5 per cent.  »

 FTSE Russell expands Global Factor Index Series

FTSE Russell expands Global Factor Index Series

Tue, 11/08/2015 - 17:22

FTSE Russell has expanded the FTSE Global Factor Index Series, with the launch of two additional indexes intended to capture Dividend Yield and Momentum factors. »

Hedge fund industry assets to increase a quarter trillion dollars by summer of 2016, says Agecroft Partners

Hedge fund industry assets to increase a quarter trillion dollars by summer of 2016, says Agecroft Partners

Tue, 11/08/2015 - 17:12

There has been a constant flow of negative stories about the hedge fund industry over the past couple years including the insider trading scandals, hedge fund fees being too high, hedge fund  performance comparing badly versus the S&P 500 index, and CalPERS divesting of hedge funds. »

Managed futures start second half of the year with strong performance

Managed futures start second half of the year with strong performance

Mon, 10/08/2015 - 12:26

Following a mixed first half of the year, CTAs returned to positive performance in July, according to the indices calculated by Societe Generale Prime Services. The Newedge CTA Index posted +3.01 per cent during the month of July, returning to positive year-to-date performance (+0.64 per cent YTD). »

Credit Suisse LAB index up 1.38 per cent

Credit Suisse LAB index up 1.38 per cent

Fri, 07/08/2015 - 07:22

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (CSLAB), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished up 1.38% in July.  »

Half of MVIS investable Long/Short Equity Indices positive in July

Half of MVIS investable Long/Short Equity Indices positive in July

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:26

Three of Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) six investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded positive performance in July. »

Investor confidence falls in July by 12.5 points to 114.6

Investor confidence falls in July by 12.5 points to 114.6

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 07:21

State Street’s Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) decreased to 114.6 in July, down 12.5 points from June’s revised reading of 127.1.  »

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