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Peter Reitz, EEX

EEX Group reports significant growth in 2017

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 19:05

EEX Group further expanded its global position and achieved significant volume growth in almost all business fields in 2017. »

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Liquid alts AUM up USD9bn in Q1

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 18:06

Two new liquid alternative funds were launched in Q1 2018, one Relative Value Fund and one Multi-Strategy Fund, according to Wilshire Funds Management’s Q1 2018 Liquid Alternatives Industry Monitor. »

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CTAs and long-biased funds lead the way

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 09:04

All strategies performed well this week with CTAs taking the lead, supported by their short dollar positions and long energy positions, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. »

Bill Stone, S S and C Globe Op

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.60 per cent in April

Mon, 23/04/2018 - 08:58

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2018 measured 2.60 per cent, down from 2.91 per cent in March. »

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Investors pull USD9.45bn from hedge funds in March

Mon, 23/04/2018 - 08:50

Investors redeemed an estimated net USD9.45 billion from hedge funds in March. Total Q1 asset flows remain positive at +USD14.33 billion, bringing overall industry AUM to USD3.32 trillion, according to the March 2018 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. »

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

Hedge fund assets reach new record high, says HFR

Fri, 20/04/2018 - 08:46

Hedge fund capital increased in the first quarter of the year, rising to a seventh consecutive record as investors reduced equity market beta in favour of M&A-focused Event-Driven (ED) exposures and fixed income-based Relative Value Arbitrage (RVA) strategies. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Crypto funds drop 29.2 per cent in March

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 08:52

BarclayHedge’s newest index, the Barclay Cryptocurrency Traders Index, dropped 29.2 per cent in March. Year to date, the Index is down 43.1 per cent after three consecutive monthly losses. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.64 per cent in March

Thu, 19/04/2018 - 07:26

Hedge Funds lost 0.64 per cent in March according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, versus a 2.54 per cent decline in the S&P 500 Total Return Index. Year to date, the Barclay Index is down 0.07 per cent, while the S&P has lost 0.76 per cent. »

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Alternative UCITS performance down 0.69 per cent in Q1

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 15:51

In line with the broader hedge fund market, the average Alternative UCITS fund showed negative performance in Q1. The LuxHedge Global Alternative UCITS index declined by 0.56 per cent in March, bringing 2018 YTD to -0.69 per cent. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay CTA Index slips 0.34 per cent in March

Wed, 18/04/2018 - 09:04

The flash estimate for the Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, indicates a 0.34 per cent loss in March. Year to date, the Index is down 1.71 per cent. »


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