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Emerging market hedge funds reach record capital levels

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 12:05

HFR reports that total capital invested in Emerging Markets (EM) hedge funds climbed to a record level to begin 2017, as energy commodities and the US dollar posted strong gains. Assets dedicated to EM funds increased to USD200.7 billion (1.38 trillion RMB, 622 billion Brazilian Real, 13.4 trillion Indian Rupee, 11.6 trillion Russian Rouble, 753 billion Saudi Real) to end 4Q16. ...Read more


Oxford Capital calls for simplification of EIS rules

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 09:26

More money will be invested in small businesses, creating jobs and growth if The Chancellor makes it easier for people to invest through the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) in The Budget, says Oxford Capital. »

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Eurekahedge reveals hedge funds up in January

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 12:15

January data from Eurekahedge reveals that hedge funds started the year up 0.87 per cent in January with managers reporting performance-based gains of USD1.3 billion. »

Pavle Sabic, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Hedge funds exit energy, consumer discretionary, and healthcare in Q4

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 13:02

The latest Hedge Fund Tracker analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence shows the top funds managed approximately USD153 billion in equity holdings, an increase from the USD145 billion under management in Q3.  »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge fund investor redemptions accelerate through Q4 2016

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:09

Despite hedge funds returning 7.40 per cent over 2016, investors continued to withdraw capital over the year, with the industry seeing overall net asset outflows totalling USD110 billion in 2016.  »

John Phinney, Convergence

Convergence launches Advisor Complexity Profile

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:17

Convergence has launched Advisor Complexity Profile (Complexity), a new service designed to address the challenge of operational and business model transparency in the alternative asset management industry.   »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge funds start 2017 with gains of 1.40 per cent

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 10:17

Preqin’s All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark recorded gains of 1.40 per cent in January 2017, the highest January performance recorded since 2013 (+2.59 per cent).  »

Kenneth J Heinz. HFR

Asian hedge funds top equity markets in Q4 and FY2016

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 10:14

Strong gains across Event-Driven, Relative Value Arbitrage and Macro strategies saw Asian hedge funds top the performance of volatile Asian equity markets in both Q4 and FY 2016, according to HFR’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Report. »

Eurekahedge figures show hedge funds up 0.84 per cent in January

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 12:24

Eurekahedge reports that hedge funds started the year on a positive note, up 0.84 per cent during the month of January. Meanwhile, underlying markets as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) gained 1.49 per cent over the same period. »

Passion investments topped by record year for rare whisky

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 09:15

A new report from whisky analyst, broker and investments expert Rare Whisky finds that the booming UK rare whisky auction market has become ‘increasingly liquid’ in an exceptional year for rare Scotch. »

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