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Barclay CTA Index loses 0.05 per cent in June

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 09:23

The flash estimate for the Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, indicates a 0.05 per cent loss in June. Year to date, the Index is down 2.00 per cent. »

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Hedge funds up +0.3 per cent amid cautious stance, says Lyxor

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 09:00

Risk-on sentiment bolstered hedge funds’ returns last week with Lyxor’s Global Hedge Fund Index up 0.3 per cent. The most directional strategies outperformed, including L/S Equity along with Special Situations strategies.   »

Bill Stone, SS and C Glope Op

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 0.34 per cent for June

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 09:08

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for June 2018 measured -0.34 per cent. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 1.49 per cent in July. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index down 0.24 per cent in June

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 21:46

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative IndexSM, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -0.24 per cent in June, and -0.56 per cent for the second quarter in 2018. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.31 per cent in June

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 09:36

Hedge Funds lost 0.31 per cent in June according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, versus a 0.62 per cent increase in the S&P 500 Total Return Index. Year to date, the Barclay Index is up 0.69 per cent, while the S&P has gained 2.66 per cent. »

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

Hedge fund performance mixed in June, says HFR

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 09:10

Hedge funds posted mixed performance in June as trade tensions increased around fluid tariff negotiations and proposals, while the US Federal Reserve increased interest rates and M&A activity remained strong. »

Tom Wrobel, Societe Generale

CTAs show uplift in June

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 14:38

After a performance dip in May, June has been a positive month for CTAs, according to June 2018 performance data for Societe Generale’s SG CTA indices. »

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Hedge funds navigate market turmoil well, says Lyxor

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 09:02

Hedge funds have successfully navigated recent choppy waters, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team with the Lyxor Global Hedge Fund Index slightly down at -0.4 per cent. Strategies with the highest market beta underperformed. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Hedge fund launches and liquidations decline as funds focus on trade and M&A

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 18:32

Hedge fund launches exceeded liquidations in Q1 2018 for the third consecutive quarter, as both launches and liquidations fell through early 2018, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report, released today by HFR. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge funds lose USD1.9bn in April, says BarclayHedge

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 08:55

Hedge fund investors turned cautious in April 2018, according to the Barclay Fund Flow Indicator, even as the equities markets rebounded and volatility began to calm down. Industry assets levelled off at an all-time high of USD3.0 trillion. »


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