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Hedge funds up 0.63 per cent in November

Hedge funds up 0.63 per cent in November

Tue, 20/12/2016 - 10:24

Hedge funds recorded gains of 0.63 per cent in November, according to UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management’s Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM) Flash November Equally Weighted Hedge Fund Index. »

Survey

Revealed! Why 80 per cent of investors choose hedge funds…

Tue, 20/12/2016 - 10:12

What are the top challenges facing the hedge fund industry today and in the future? Why do investors continue to invest in hedge funds, despite the negative perceptions and performance issues cited in the media? Where is the upside for hedge funds in this current climate? In a crowded marketplace, how do hedge funds differentiate themselves? »

CFTC issues time-limited no-action relief for DCO swap clearing

CFTC issues time-limited no-action relief for DCO swap clearing

Tue, 20/12/2016 - 09:16

The US CFTC has issued time-limited no-action relief to entities submitting swaps for clearing by derivatives clearing organisations (DCOs) operating under CFTC exemptive orders or no-action relief that CFTC staff provided (relief DCOs). »

Matt Osborne, Altegris

Advisers to increase allocations to managed futures in 2017

Tue, 20/12/2016 - 08:41

Advisers consider managed futures a critical component of client portfolios, according to an adviser survey commissioned by Altegris Advisers, a provider of alternative investments. »

Karen O’Hanlon, First Names

First Names appoints MD of Singapore business

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 14:02

Independent trust, fund, real estate and corporate services provider First Names Group has promoted Karen O’Hanlon to managing director of its Singapore business. »

Jan Giller, ifund

ifund and fundinfo launch Digital-Advisor fund selection tool

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 14:00

ifund and fundinfo have launched Digital-Advisor, a cloud-based system for fund selection. »

Angelos Gregoriades, CIFA

Cyprus admitted to ICMA

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 13:36

The Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA), a representative industry body of over 230 members based in Cyprus, has become an associate member of the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA). »

Investors shifting from traditional hedge funds to other alternatives

Investors shifting from traditional hedge funds to other alternatives

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 09:43

Hedge fund managers are feeling the pressure from changing investor demands, with 48 per cent of investors globally expecting to shift their investments from traditional hedge funds to other alternative products over the next three to five years, according to an EY survey. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Protégé Partners: The art of seeding talent

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 09:36

Perhaps it is apt that Protégé Partners, LLC is located above the world-renowned Museum of Modern Art in New York given that its modus operandi is to find the best and most creative talents in the hedge fund industry.  »

Fiona Le Poidevin, CISE

Global bitcoin fund lists on CISE

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 09:13

Global Advisors Investment Fund (GABI) has been admitted to the Official List of the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE), becoming the first regulated bitcoin fund to be listed on any exchange globally. »

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