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Rohtas Handa, MPI

MPI joins with BarclayHedge to produce dynamic hedge fund indices

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 12:02

Markov Processes International (MPI) has launched a hedge fund index business line that will aim to provide investors with improved benchmarks for measuring hedge fund performance. »

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Hedge funds stay in positive territory year-to-date, says Lyxor

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 17:28

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 1 per cent last week, with Event-Driven strategies outperforming, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. »

David Regan, Societe Generale

Societe Generale launches new SG Multi Alternative Risk Premia Index

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 10:35

Societe Generale Prime Services has launched a new SG Multi Alternative Risk Premia Index, a performance benchmark for alternative risk premia managers who employ investment programs diversified across multiple asset classes and multiple risk premia factors. »

Jerry Szilagyi, Catalyst

Catalyst Funds partners with BNP Paribas to create alternative, multi-asset index

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 20:49

Catalyst Funds, an alternative-focused mutual fund company, has partnered with BNP Paribas to create the BNP Paribas Catalyst Systematic Alpha Index (the BNPP CASA Index). »

Tom Wrobel, Societe Generale

SG Prime Services releases its 2018 CTA Indices Constituents

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 19:08

Societe Generale Prime Services has announced the result of the annual review of constituents for its range of CTA indices and for the first time since inception in 2000, there have been no changes to the flagship SG CTA Index and SG Trend Index. »

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Hang Seng Indexes launches Hang Seng SCHK New Economy Index

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 17:03

Hang Seng Indexes Company Limited (Hang Seng Indexes) has launched the Hang Seng SCHK New Economy Index, which aims to reflect the performance of companies available for southbound trading under the Stock Connect scheme that operate in ‘New Economy’ industries. »

Bill Stone, SS and C Globe Op

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator up to 4.18 per cent for December

Thu, 21/12/2017 - 15:23

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for December 2017 measured 4.18 per cent, up from 3.91 per cent in November. »

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

HFR launches blockchain, cryptocurrency indices

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 08:00

HFR has launched two new indices, the HFR Blockchain Composite Index and the HFR Cryptocurrency Index, the first family of indices designed to capture performance of hedge funds investing in this rapidly evolving space. »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Global Investor Confidence down in November by 1.0 point to 97.1

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 16:37

The State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for November 2017 decreased to 97.1, down 1.0 point from October’s revised reading of 98.1. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Global investor confidence hits six-month low

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:42

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 96.9 in October, down 7.5 points from September’s revised reading of 104.4. »

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