Caroline Connellan, Brooks Macdonald

Brooks Macdonald reports 7.9 per cent increase in discretionary FUM in Q1

Thu, 25/04/2019 - 08:56

Brooks Macdonald Group’s Discretionary Funds under Management (FUM) for the third quarter ended 31 March 2019 totalled GBP12.8 billion, an increase of 7.9 per cent over the quarter (31 December 2018: GBP11.9 billion).   »

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Investors continue to pull money from hedge funds despite performance rebound, says eVestment

Tue, 23/04/2019 - 12:59

Despite a strong start to the year, which saw Q1 2019 average hedge fund performance hit +5.34 per cent, investors continued to pull money from the sector, redeeming an estimated USD13.69 billion in March, according to the March 2019 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. »

Bill Stone, SS&C GlobeOp

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.51 per cent for April

Mon, 22/04/2019 - 12:18

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2019 measured 2.51 per cent, down from 3.49 per cent in March. »

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Hedge fund flows turn positive in February ending five-month redemption trend

Thu, 18/04/2019 - 09:35

Hedge fund flows turned positive in February, as a January stock market rebound, hopeful signs in US-China trade talks and indications of a pause in US interest rate hikes spurred investors to reverse a five-month trend of net redemptions. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire Consulting

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 0.6 per cent in March

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 13:54

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.60 per cent in March, outperforming the -0.17 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.  »

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Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.06 per cent in March

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 10:36

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 1.06 per cent in March, bringing its year-to-date return to 4.36 per cent – the strongest Q1 performance of the hedge fund industry since the global financial crisis.  »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

All BarclayHedge CTA indices profitable in March and YTD

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 10:30

Managed futures remained in positive territory in March with a 1.65 per cent return for the month according to the Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge.  »

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MFS and Lupus Alpha top asset-manager rankings for the first time

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 14:42

MFS reached top spot in Scope’s large asset-manager ranking for the first time in the first quarter of 2019, while Lupus Alpha, a first-time entrant, went straight to number one in the small-manager ranking. »

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Hedge funds remain in positive territory in March according to Backstop BarclayHedge

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 10:38

Hedge funds continued their winning ways in March with a third straight month of positive returns. March’s hedge fund return was 0.67 per cent, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. »

Bill Stone, SS and C Globe Op

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index at 0.60 per cent from March

Fri, 12/04/2019 - 08:50

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for March 2019 measured 0.60 per cent. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 0.80 per cent in April. »

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