Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, and CoinDesk Indexes, a subsidiary of CoinDesk Inc, have launched the Grayscale Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Fund, a new diversified investment product, and the CoinDesk DeFi Index.
IS Prime has created a new spread index swap offering, allowing clients of the ISAM Capital Markets Group to trade indices and oil with variable spreads.
The European Energy Exchange has today launched a new Zero Carbon Freight Index (ZCFI), enabling players in the Dry Freight market to see, for the first time, how the cost of carbon emissions could affect freight prices.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) will expand its gas derivatives portfolio on the 28 June 2021 with the launch of Financial Gas Futures.
Managed futures funds turned in a second consecutive monthly gain in March returning 0.32 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions.
The Wiltshire Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.97 per cent in March, outperforming the –0.06 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.
Hedge funds are growing in confidence following a positive start to the year, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association’s latest quarterly Hedge Fund Confidence Index.
The Currency Exchange Fund (TCX) has launched what it says is the first-ever frontier bond currency index (TCX FI), which tracks the performance of frontier currency-linked, investment-grade Eurobonds, issued by (multilateral) development finance institutions such as the African Development Bank, EBRD, FMO, and the IFC.
The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 1.18 per cent in February, underperforming the 1.52 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.
Hedge funds started 2021 on a positive note returning 0.98 per cent in January, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. By comparison, the S&P 500 Total Return Index was down 1.01 per cent in January.