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Hedge funds turn the tide on poor 2014 performance

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 10:00

Hedge fund managers have got off to a strong start in 2015. Following a year which saw the average hedge fund deliver returns of 3.78%, managers have already returned 2.52% on average two months into the year.  »

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One Oak Capital Management launches new long-short credit strategy hedge fund

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 08:19

One Oak Capital Management has launched a new hedge fund, the Alpha Opportunities Fund, which employs a highly disciplined relative value long-short credit strategy and seeks to exploit short-term trading opportunities in the investment grade corporate bond market.   »

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How is more regulation impacting fund distribution?

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 13:58

A plethora of new regulation coming down the pipeline but how is it impacting fund distribution, asks Dominic Wheatley, Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance. »

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11 things you NEED to know about hedge fund services in Switzerland

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 12:38

There's a growing range of options in the Swiss hedge fund market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities to institutional investors. »

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Challenging the illiquidity myth

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 12:19

Preqin recently surveyed over 50 managers of dedicated secondaries assets to find out about their activity in 2014 and to assess their outlook on the market for 2015. Patrick Adefuye analyzes the key findings from these results. »

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Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 1.06% in February

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 09:00

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 1.06% for the month of February with six of the ten sub-strategies recording positive returns. »

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LMAX Exchange launches prime of prime service

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 06:00

LMAX Exchange has launched LMAX Prime, a prime of prime service to provide retail brokers, hedge funds and asset managers with credit intermediation and bespoke liquidity arrangements with access to multiple venues. »

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SciBeta Developed High Volatility Diversified Multi-Strategy index returns 0.99% in Feb

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 20:00

The best performing ERI Scientific smart factor index in February was the SciBeta Developed High Volatility Diversified Multi-Strategy index, with a relative return of 0.99% compared to the broad cap-weighted index. »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds outperform as S&P rally fizzles

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds outperform as S&P rally fizzles

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 17:21

Market headlines were focused on the greenback last week, and how its current strength could impact the Fed’s future path of monetary policy. The dollar has been on a surge for some time now, underpinned by robust US economic data, but this was particularly prevalent following strong non-farm payroll numbers, published last Friday.   »

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Managed accounts largely resistant to fee compression

Mon, 16/03/2015 - 16:45

Managed account programs are largely resistant to fee compression, according to new research from Cerulli Associates »

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