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Kenneth Heinz, HFR

Hedge fund assets eclipse record level for eighth consecutive quarter

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 09:18

Hedge fund capital ended Q2 2018 at a new record level for the eighth consecutive quarter as investors reversed Q1 strategy flow trends, allocating new capital to Equity Hedge strategies while redeeming from Macro strategies, with Relative Value Arbitrage and Event Driven also showing small outflows. »

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Hedge funds down in June, YTD returns flat

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 10:08

Hedge funds were down 0.34 per cent in June with H1 2018 almost flat, with a 0.08 per cent gain year-to-date, according to the latest Eurekahedge Report. This would be the weakest first half performance of hedge funds on record since 2000. »

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Hedge funds take in USD4.0bn in May

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 09:31

Demand for hedge funds crept upwards in May, according to the Barclay Fund Flow Indicator, as equity markets rebounded and the US economy improved. Industry assets remained at an all-time high of USD3.0 trillion. »

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Barclay CTA Index loses 0.05 per cent in June

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 09:23

The flash estimate for the Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, indicates a 0.05 per cent loss in June. Year to date, the Index is down 2.00 per cent. »

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Hedge funds up +0.3 per cent amid cautious stance, says Lyxor

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 09:00

Risk-on sentiment bolstered hedge funds’ returns last week with Lyxor’s Global Hedge Fund Index up 0.3 per cent. The most directional strategies outperformed, including L/S Equity along with Special Situations strategies.   »

BlackRock reveals USD20bn of inflows in second quarter

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 08:58

BlackRock’s results for the second quarter of 2018 reveal USD20 billion of total net inflows, positive across active, index and cash management. »

Bill Stone, SS and C Glope Op

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 0.34 per cent for June

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 09:08

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for June 2018 measured -0.34 per cent. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 1.49 per cent in July. »

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Hedge fund returns mixed in June

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 21:59

Halfway through 2018, and hedge funds are producing very mixed results with just over half of reporting strategies positive for the year, according to the June 2018 eVestment Hedge Fund Performance Report. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index down 0.24 per cent in June

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 21:46

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative IndexSM, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -0.24 per cent in June, and -0.56 per cent for the second quarter in 2018. »

Kieran Phyo, Saxo Bank

SaxoSelect sees 43 per cent increase in quarterly inflows for growth portfolios

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 09:42

SaxoSelect, a fully digital and automated investment service that enables clients of Saxo Bank to invest in pre-selected portfolios, has reported that its growth and risk-on managed portfolios have seen a 43 per cent increase in net capital flows in Q2. »

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