Sun, Jul 5, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Q2, H1 end positively for hedge fund performance

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

New hedge fund monitor data from Citi Prime Finance shows that overall, hedge funds ended the month of June and the first half of the year positively. Composite hedge fund performance, equal-weighted across funds, ranged from +0.93% to +1.73%. June-14 performance exceeded May-14 returns of +0.45% to +1.18% over the same period.

Hedge fund strategy wise, top performing strategies in June 2014 include Event Driven at +1.96%, Emerging Markets +1.29%, Global Macro at +1.24% and Equity Long/Short at +1.1%. The lowest performing strategies include Dedicated Short at -2.37 %, Multi Strategy -0.19%, and Convertible Arbitrage -0.16%.

Hedge fund industry assets rose in June 2014 realizing an increase of +$32.7 billion for the month. June gains were attributed to both net new investor flows and performance. Total industry gains in June were on par with the average monthly gain of $30.7 billion for 2014.

Net positive investor flows of +$6.1 billion for June 2014 marks the sixth consecutive month of net positive investors flows this year. June flows were lower than the average investor flows reported throughout 2014 which now stand at +$16.8 billion. YTD investor flows total +$101 billion.

On a macroeconomic level, global financial markets closed the first half of 2014 with gains across most regions in June. Worldwide equity markets gained, and report data shows that Biotechnology continues to lead on a sector basis.

A......................

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: New systematic strategy managed alongside research firm outperforms S&P500[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: An emerging CTA manager explains how he runs his strategy, which is based on an index produced by a research firm. Peter Turk is head of

  2. Opalesque Exclusive: New systematic strategy embraces machine learning[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The founder of a New York-based systematic trading firm, which offers a hybrid between alpha strategies and alternative feta at lower fees, describes his approa

  3. Larry Robbins' hedge fund Glenview buys 1m Tenet Healthcare shares[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Glenview Capital Management said it bought an additional 979,482 shares at Tenet Healthcare Corp valued at $53.80 million, raising its stakes in the healthcare services company to 15.16%, reported

  4. Legal - Grayson’s hedge funds under scrutiny for possible ethics violations, Court rejects hedge fund’s motion to block merger of Samsung affiliates[more]

    Grayson’s hedge funds under scrutiny for possible ethics violations From Freebeacon.com: Rep. Alan Grayson is finding himself in hot water over managing hedge funds that bear his name, actions that are in possible violation of House ethics rules. Sitting members of Congress are prohibite

  5. Hedge funds decline in June as stocks tumble on Greek woes[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Hedge funds posted losses across strategies last month as uncertainty over whether Greece will remain in the euro sent global stock markets tumbling. Winton Capital Management declined about 3.1 percent in June in its $12.1 billion Winton Futures Fund, leaving it down 1.9 percent

 

banner