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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017 – voting is now open!

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 09:21

We are conducting a survey of the Hedgeweek readership to assess the best hedge fund performers and service providers during 2016 in a range of categories covering the entire hedge fund space.  »

Scott E Couto, Fidelity Institutional Asset Management

Institutional investors expect increase in asset allocation changes over next two years

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 09:36

Institutional investors worldwide are expecting to make more asset allocation changes in the next one to two years than in 2012 and 2014, according to the Fidelity Global Institutional Investor Survey. »

CFTC obtains USD21.8m default judgement against former CBOE member over commodity pool fraud

CFTC obtains USD21.8m default judgement against former CBOE member over commodity pool fraud

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 09:25

The US CFTC has obtained a USD21.8 million default court judgement and permanent injunction against Alvin Guy Wilkinson and his companies Chicago Index Partners and Wilkinson Financial Opportunity Fund in connection with a commodity pool fraud.  »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.32 per cent in October

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 10:28

Hedge funds lost 0.32 per cent in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Julie Winkler, CME

The Royal Mint and CME to build digital gold product on blockchain tech

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 09:45

The Royal Mint, a 1,000-year-old institution owned by HM Treasury, has teamed up with derivatives marketplace CME Group to launch a digitised gold offering called Royal Mint Gold (RMG), heralding a new way for traders and investors to trade, execute and settle gold. »

Chinese hedge fund industry is focus of Shanghai roundtable

Chinese hedge fund industry is focus of Shanghai roundtable

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 13:42

The status of the hedge fund industry in China was the focus of roundtable event hosted by The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) and the Shanghai Lujiazui Financial City Development Authority in Shanghai on 23 November. »

Aberdeen launches EUR200m liquid equity market neutral fund

Aberdeen launches EUR200m liquid equity market neutral fund

Fri, 25/11/2016 - 08:48

Aberdeen Asset Management has launched the Aberdeen Alternative Diversified Equity Fund (AADE) which aims to generate capital appreciation with limited correlation to traditional equity markets by blending a portfolio of equity-related alternative strategies. »

61 per cent of hedge funds report outflows in October

61 per cent of hedge funds report outflows in October

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 13:09

Investors redeemed an estimated USD14.2 billion from hedge funds in October, bringing year-to-date outflows to USD77.0 billion, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flows Report. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Performance sees hedge fund assets grow despite investor redemptions

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 08:20

Assets held by hedge fund managers increased by 2.9 per cent in the first three quarters of 2016, taking total industry AUM to USD3.24 trillion, according to Preqin. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Pay disparity at hedge funds increases as performance range widens

Tue, 22/11/2016 - 09:26

2016 will be the year of haves and have-nots for hedge fund investment professionals, according to compensation data from CompIQ and performance data from HFR. »

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