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Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge funds revert to outflows in June

Fri, 23/08/2019 - 09:39

Hedge funds were unable to build on the previous month’s inflows in June with the industry moving back into net redemption territory with USD12.2 billion in outflows for the month. »

Outflows

Hedge funds still seeing outflows, but performance boosts AUM

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 14:43

Investors withdrew another USD8.42 billion from the global hedge fund industry in July, according to the July 2019 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. But strong performance in the industry continues to boost overall industry assets under management (AUM), which stood at USD3.303 trillion last month. »

Ether

Chainalysis launches first actionable real-time alerts for suspicious cryptocurrency transactions

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 14:36

Chainalysis, a blockchain analysis company, has launched suspicious cryptocurrency transaction alerts in Chainalysis Know Your Transaction (KYT), its real-time anti-money laundering (AML) compliance solution for monitoring cryptocurrency transactions.  »

Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners

US-China Trade War - The Big Picture

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 13:24

By Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners – The highly publicised trade war between the US and China has largely been scrutinised for its apparent, short-term impact on the US economy. The conversation has narrowly focused on falling GDP growth and specific sectors of the economy which have been disproportionally hit the hardest, especially the American farmer. These are certainly important issues that should be continually considered and addressed. »

Daniel Michael, SEC

SEC charges broker-dealer and CEO with supervision failures related to hedge fund valuation scheme

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 09:34

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged New York-based broker-dealer AOC Securities, and its former chief executive officer, Ronaldo Gonzalez, with failing to supervise an AOC broker who provided inflated price quotes for certain securities to a significant customer of AOC. »

Bitcoins

PrimeXBT lowers fees on forex and crypto

Thu, 22/08/2019 - 09:30

PrimeXBT, a Bitcoin-based margin trading platform offering up to 500x leverage across forex, stock indices, commodities, and cryptocurrencies, has launched a new lower fee structure that includes a reduction in overnight financing fees on all crypto trading pairs, as well as a 10x reduction in trading fees across all forex pairs. »

Up arrow

Hedge funds up 0.62 per cent in July, says Eurekahedge

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 13:11

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.62 per cent in July, bringing its year-to-date return to 6.48 per cent. Roughly 30.8 per cent of hedge fund managers in the index have recorded double-digit gains over the first seven months of the year. »

Gary Tenkman, Ultimus

Ultimus Fund Solutions acquires LeverPoint Management

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 13:10

Ultimus Fund Solutions (Ultimus), an independent provider of fund administration, accounting and investor solutions to traditional and alternative fund managers, is to acquire LeverPoint Management (LeverPoint).  »

Bill Stone, SS&C Globe Op

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.41 per cent for August

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 13:08

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for August 2019 measured 3.41 per cent, up from 2.69 per cent in July. »

US dollars

Braddock Multi-Strategy Income Fund passes USD500m in assets

Wed, 21/08/2019 - 10:44

The Braddock Multi-Strategy Income Fund has crossed the USD500 million benchmark in assets under management and received a five-star overall Morningstar Rating from among 297 funds in the Multisector Bond Fund Category as of 31 July, 2019 based on its risk-adjusted returns. »

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