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Jean-Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor

Macro Funds’ disconnect coming to an end, says Lyxor

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:33

Hedge funds enjoyed another positive week last week according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross-Asset Research team. »

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Hedge funds up 1.43 per cent in September, says Preqin

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:21

Hedge funds made gains of 1.43 per cent in September, the highest monthly return seen since January. »

Jean-Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor

So far so good for hedge funds in 2017

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 07:05

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.8 per cent for October, with six out of nine Lyxor indices in positive territory according to the company’s latest Alternative Investment Industry Barometer. »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

Man Group assets up 28 per cent over the third quarter

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:58

Man Group’s trading statement for third quarter 2017 revealed funds under management of USD103.5 billion, up 28 per cent year to date from a 30 June figure of USD95.9 billion. »

S S and C Global Operations Bill Stone

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index at 0.67 per cent in September

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 18:28

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for September 2017 measured 0.67 per cent. »

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Hedge funds up 0.40 per cent in September

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 09:27

Hedge funds gained 0.40 per cent in September, according to Lyxor, with underlying markets, as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local), up 2.17 per cent over the same period. »

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Hedge funds up 1 per cent on back of Global Macro recovery

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 08:08

The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was up 1.0 per cent last week, fuelled by the recovery of Global Macro managers, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. »

Tom Wrobel, Soc Gen

CTA performance dips in September

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 08:00

Following steady gains in July and August, CTAs faced difficult conditions in September as all the indices moved into negative territory, according to data released by Societe Generale Prime Services. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

HFRI extends ‘perfect 2017’ in September

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 09:06

Hedge funds posted gains in September extending a record streak of HFRI positive performance to 11 consecutive months. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index (FWC) advanced 0.5 per cent for the month, led by gains in Equity Hedge and Event-Driven strategies. »

Mark Wittenstein, Castlewood

Castlewood Select Opportunity Fund posts fourteenth consecutive monthly gain

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:11

The Castlewood Select Funds flagship fund, the Castlewood Select Opportunity Fund, posted a 3.2 per cent return net of fees and expenses for the third-quarter 2017, its fourteenth consecutive monthly gain. »

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