Thu, Aug 24, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

'Alternative Alternatives' investment funds up 0.42% in November (+2.75% in first 11 months of 2012)

Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Florian Guldner, Opalesque Research:

'Alternatives Alternatives' investment funds made profits in November, according to an estimation based on 674 single- and multi-manager funds currently listed in 25 categories in the Opalesque Solutions A SQUARE Fund Database (Source).

The Opalesque A SQUARE Index gained 0.42% in November and is up 2.75% in the first eleven months of 2011. Estimates for October and September were corrected to -1.11% and +0.62%, respectively. The A SQUARE Funds of Funds Index lost 0.6% and is down 1.01% through the month of November.

  • November's best performers were real estate funds (+2.26%), followed by volatility traders (+1.75%) and structured finance funds (+1.22%). Trade finance and insurance-linked securities funds delivered robust gains of 0.80% and 0.51% respectively.
  • Negative results were posted by commodity-focused strategies: Base & precious metal strategies lost 4.34% and energy funds were down 2.70%.
  • Year-to-date, the ranking is led by real estate (+17%), structured finance (+16%) and infrastructure funds (+10%).

A SQUARE database weighting by asset classes

Over the last 12 months, the A SQUARE Index had 6 negative and 6 positive months with a compounded gain of 1.86%. The A SQUARE Funds of Funds Index gained 1.02% in the same period.

......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Opalesque Exclusive: Altegris and Artivest partner on distribution for alternative funds suite[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: California-based investment firm Altegris has partnered with New York-based alternative investments platform Artivest on distribution for $1 billion in alternative funds. The partnership also launches Artivest's capabilities to offer alternative solutions to acc

  2. Investing - Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offer, Travel-tilting hedge funds are investing in airlines and online travel agencies[more]

    Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will not increase its Oncor offer From Reuters.com: The energy unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Wednesday it will "stand firm" on its $9 billion offer to acquire 80 percent of Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC and will not increase it

  3. Investing - David Tepper sells airline stocks, except Delta[more]

    From Forbes.com: Head of successful hedge fund Appaloosa Management, David Tepper shied away from airlines in the second quarter after upping his bets in the first three months of the year, according to his portfolio filing released this week. Tepper sold all of his position in United Continen

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Update: Emerging long-biased hedge fund expands coverage[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Left Brain Capital Management, which manages Left Brain Capital Appreciation Fund

  5. Investing - Silchester International Investors buys 5% stake in bookie William Hill, Hedge funds split over Microsoft, Top hedge funds are bullish on these 3 mega-cap stocks, Hedge funds betting demise in small-cap stocks will get worse[more]

    Silchester International Investors buys 5% stake in bookie William Hill From Thisismoney.co.uk: A leading investment fund has put its cash behind under-pressure William Hill. Mayfair-based Silchester International Investors has bought 5 per cent of the bookmaker's stock - which has almos