Tom Wrobel, Societe Generale

CTAs make gains in November as short-term strategies lead performance

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 09:15

Following two challenging months, all SG CTA indices were back in positive territory in November with the SG CTA Index closing the month at +0.87 per cent as 14 out of 20 constituents were positive and cemented their gains YTD, up at +6.93 per cent. »

’Hedge fund alternatives’ pass their first test, says Cambridge Associates

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:43

Alternative Risk Premia (ARP) funds – a newer breed of ‘hedge fund alternatives’ – passed their first test during the market correction in the fourth quarter of 2018 by outperforming other comparable major asset classes. »

Hedge fund managers up 0.40 per cent in October following a flat Q3, says Eurekahedge

Fri, 29/11/2019 - 09:34

Hedge fund managers kicked off the fourth quarter on a positive note following a flat Q3, with the equal-weighted index up 0.40 per cent and the asset-weighted index up 0.82 per cent in October, according to data released by Eurekahedge. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

HFRI China and Russia indices lead gains as trade and geopolitical uncertainty accelerates

Fri, 22/11/2019 - 09:54

Emerging Markets hedge funds extended industry-leading performance through October, with not only Chinese- but also Russia-focused hedge funds driving performance gains, as reported in the HFR Asian Hedge Fund Industry Report and the HFR Emerging Markets Hedge Fund Industry Report from HFR. »

Bill Stone, SS&C GlobeOp

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 4.81 per cent for November

Thu, 21/11/2019 - 15:40

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for November 2019 measured 4.81 per cent, up from 3.76 per cent in October. »

Pat Lardner, Irish Funds

Irish funds’ net assets up 20 per cent YTD to new high of EUR2.925 trillion

Thu, 21/11/2019 - 10:26

Irish Funds has announced total net assets stand at a record EUR2.925 trillion, according to latest data to end September from the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI). »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge fund redemption trend extends to four months in September

Thu, 21/11/2019 - 09:08

The hedge fund industry’s redemption trend continued in September as a fourth straight month of net outflows saw monthly redemptions increasing to USD14.7 billion. »

Hedge funds up 0.31 per cent in October, says Eurekahedge

Tue, 19/11/2019 - 14:22

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.31 per cent in October, bringing its year-to-date return to 6.27 per cent. Roughly 30.1 per cent of the hedge fund managers comprising the index have recorded double-digit gains over the first 10 months of the year. »

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