eVestment, a specialist in institutional investment data and analytics, has become the first institutional investment platform to offer access to the Alpha Nasdaq OCIO Indices.
CME Group has begun daily publication of a suite of new implied volatility benchmark indexes based on its proprietary CME Group Volatility Index (CVOL) methodology.
Managed futures funds posted a second straight losing month in October, down 0.30 per cent for the month, according to the Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. For the year-to-date, CTAs were up 1.53 per cent through October.
The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -0.51 p[er cent in October, underperforming the -0.22 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.
BidFX, a cloud-based provider of electronic foreign exchange trading solutions, has partnered with C8 Technologies, a direct indexing specialist, to enable asset managers to undertake direct indexing via their chosen relationship banks, available on the BidFX system.
Managed futures strategies slumped to their worst month of the year in September, with trend-following hedge funds caught out by sharp reversals in momentum across several markets and asset classes.
Fintech company, Gold-i has partnered with Aqua Digital Rising, a new alternative asset investment platform that allows people to invest in indices based on human beings.
FTSE Russell’s decision to include Chinese sovereign bonds in its flagship government bond index could offer hedge fund investors fresh alpha-generating and AUM-raising opportunities amid a wave of overseas capital inflows into the market.
Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) have launched a comprehensive suite of 21 alternative risk premia benchmark indices.
CF Benchmarks is to offer a PAX Gold (PAXG) daily settlement and spot rate, updated every second. PAX Gold from Paxos Trust Company is the first regulated digital asset backed token that represents premium gold bars.