Browsing: Hedge Funds

Hedge Funds Post Healthy Gains in July 2020

According to Chicago-based hedge fund research and consulting firm HFR hedge funds, as measured by the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index (FWC), rose 3.2% in July, marking the third highest ...

Hedge Fund Closures Surge due to Pandemic

The extreme stock market volatility brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has led to performance losses at many hedge funds and the shuttering of a historic number of funds including ...

Global Hedge Funds Get Pummeled During 1st Qtr 2020

Despite hedge funds outperforming weak global stock markets during the 1st Qtr of 2020, assets under management in these alternative investments shrunk almost US$180 bln, while the number of fund ...

Some Hedge Funds Gains Access to BoE Briefings Seconds Ahead of Rivals

Officials at the Bank of England (BoE) recently responded to an article in the Times revealing that a third-party supplier sold an audio backup of its online news conferences to ...

Investors Continue to Redeem Assets from Hedge Funds in June

According to the June 2019 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report, global investors pulled another $16.43 billion from hedge funds in June, pushing the YTD redemptions for all hedge funds ...

Hedge Funds Post Strongest Start of Year Performance Since 2012

According to Chicago-based hedge fund research firm HFR, hedge funds extended their strong January gains into February, leading the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index to post a 4.9% gain over ...

4th Qtr 2018 Hedge Fund Outflows Largest in 2 Years

According to the HFR Global Hedge Fund Industry Report, volatile financial markets and record losses in equities prompted investors to redeem an estimated $22.5 billion from hedge funds during the ...

Survey: Hedge Fund Adoption of Alternative Data Expanding Into AI

EY’s 2018 Global Hedge Survey (now rechristened ‘Global Alternative Fund Survey’ as private equity funds are now included) confirms that the majority of hedge funds are adopting alternative data, with ...

Hedge Funds Underperform in 1H18, While Assets Surge to Record Levels

According to HFR, a Chicago-based hedge fund research firm, hedge funds posted negative performance in June, pushing down their overall year-to-date performance to less than half of the S&P 500 ...

BattleFin Discovery Day Gets Ready to Set Sail Aboard Intrepid

On June 20th in New York City, alternative asset management firm BattleFin will be holding its annual New York Discovery Day conference aboard the Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum. ...
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