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Tom Wrobel, Societe Generale

CTA performance continued to improve in November

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:39

Following an improvement in performance in October, the Societe Generale CTA Index continued its positive run last months as it gained 0.30 per cent in November, increasing gains for the year to 1.77 per cent. »

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

Hedge funds up 0.5 per cent in November

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 10:18

Hedge funds extended 2017 gains through November, driven by ongoing US economic growth and significant merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, according to data released by HFR. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Price swings create challenging environment for CTAs

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 09:44

Pricing volatility in currency and energy markets has created a challenging performance environment for CTAs in 2017 so far, according to data released by Preqin. »

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Performance gains push hedge fund industry to new record AUM

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:13

After a string of strong performances this year, some hedge fund investors may be doing a bit of profit-taking, with redemptions of -USD2.9 billion from hedge funds in October, according to the eVestment October 2017 Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Net sales of equity funds rebounded, supported by positive economic and geopolitical outlook in September, says EFAMA

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:29

Net sales of UCITS and AIFs totalled EUR57 billion in September, down from EUR94 billion in August, according to the latest Investment Funds Industry Fact Sheet from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

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Over three quarters of hedge fund managers in positive territory so far in 2017

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 14:43

Hedge funds were up 1.28 per cent in October with 2017 year-to-date gains coming in at 6.99 per cent – roughly 77 per cent of fund managers are in positive territory year-to-date, while almost 32 per cent have posted double digit gains. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Positive hedge fund flows continue in Q3 2017

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 10:22

Hedge funds recorded positive net asset inflows of USD19.2 billion in Q3 2017, bringing year-to-date net inflows to USD43.9 billion, according to Preqin. »

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

Chinese hedge funds drive emerging markets assets to record levels

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 15:04

Hedge fund capital invested in Emerging Markets (EM) rose to a record level to begin Q4 2017, with the primary contribution coming from the industry-leading performance of Chinese hedge funds. »

Philippe Ferreira, Lyxor

L/S equity shows resilience as market momentum falters

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:02

Hedge fund performance took a small hit in recent days on the back of adverse market developments and trend reversals, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. »

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Quant fund Goldsky Asset up 16.05 per cent YTD

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 10:35

Goldsky Asset Management, an Australia-based quantmental and behavioural science-focused hedge fund that specialises in global equities, has gained 16.05 per cent year-to-date, beating its index benchmark by 7.94 per cent. »

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