EQDerivatives predicts rapid growth for quant investing

Tue, 01/05/2018 - 12:43

The EQ Derivatives survey finds that alternative risk premia strategies have been adopted by innovative pension funds around the globe since the Global Financial Crisis, with assets invested in the strategies now poised to grow 35 per cent by 2019 to USD67 billion. »

Consultant bfinance investigates return of commodities

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 12:48

Commodity investment is back in the spotlight, says investment consultants, bfinance. »

Sol Waksman, Barclayhedge

BarclayHedge MPI survey finds investors question health of the equity market

Mon, 23/04/2018 - 09:16

February’s spike in volatility caused nearly half (42.1 per cent) of investors to adjust their equity market outlook, according to the results of a survey published today by BarclayHedge and Markov Processes International (MPI). »

Slawomir Rzeszotko, Jane Street

QuantHouse adds Jane Street’s Systematic Internaliser

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 12:04

End to end systematic trading solutions firm, QuantHouse, has added Jane Street Financial’s systematic internaliser (SI) to its qh API Ecosystem. »

Ken Heinz, HFR

Quant CTA strategies reverse lengthy decline with strongest gains in October

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:50

Quant CTA strategies posted the strongest gains in October according to hedge fund data from HFRI. »

Bank of England

BofE raises interest rates by 0.25 per cent

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 12:23

The Bank of England has raised interest rates by a quarter point to 0.5 per cent, the first interest rate rise in a decade. »

Salvatore Bruno, IndexIQ

IndexIQ multi-strategy index dominates returns in August

Wed, 13/09/2017 - 13:33

IndexIQ’s hedge indexes’ results for August 2017 revealed the top performing index as the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Index, up 0.67 per cent in the month, followed by the IQ Hedge Long/Short Index, which returned 0.56 per cent in the period.  »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

HFR reports hedge funds allocations beat redemptions

Thu, 20/07/2017 - 13:23

HFR reports that hedge fund industry capital increased to a fourth consecutive quarterly record in 2Q17, as investor allocations outweighed redemptions for the first time since 3Q15. »

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