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Barclay CTA Index starts the year in negative territory

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 21:05

Managed futures stumbled out of the gate to start 2019, with the Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, down 0.43 per cent for the month. »

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Hedge funds make solid start to 2019

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 10:37

Investor optimism spurred by a variety of favourable conditions pushed hedge funds to a solid start in 2019 with a 3.88 per cent return in January, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions.   »

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Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 2.32 per cent in January

Wed, 20/02/2019 - 09:03

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 2.32 per cent in January, as the risk-on sentiment returned to the market, propelling the MSCI AC World Index (Local) up 7.36 per cent during the month. »

Bill Stone, S S and C Globe Op

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 3.59 per cent in January

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 09:36

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2019 measured 3.59 per cent. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 2.02 per cent in January

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 08:40

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 2.02 per cent in January, slightly under performing the 2.13 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

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Most hedge funds started 2019 on positive note with returns of 2.22 per cent, says Eurekahedge

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 10:42

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rallied 2.22 per cent in January, supported by the global equity market rally which resulted from the Fed's dovish stance and optimism over potential progress in the US-China trade talks. »

Tom Wrobel, Societe Generale

CTAs start 2019 in the red

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 18:58

Following an initial positive run in the first few days of the year, all of Societe Generale Prime Services’ CTA Indices were in negative territory by the end of January. »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Investor confidence down by 9.4 points in January to 70.2

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 18:09

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 70.2 in January, down 9.4 points from December’s revised reading of 79.6. »

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Barclay CTA Index up 0.30 per cent in December

Fri, 18/01/2019 - 08:28

The Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, posted a 0.30 per cent rate of return in December. For the year the index is down 2.85 per cent. »

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Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.61 per cent in December

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:05

Hedge funds dipped 2.61 per cent in December, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The loss was less significant, however, than that of the S&P 500 Total Return Index, which dropped 9.03 per cent in December. »

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