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Opalesque Roundup: 60% of women surveyed say alternatives will be core holding: hedge fund news, week 35

Monday, August 25, 2014

In the week ending 22 August, 2014; a study by MainStay Investments found that female investors are more interested in alternative investments compared to their male counterparts with 60% of women surveyed expecting alternatives to become a core part of their portfolio; a joint study by Ineichen Research and Virtus Investment claimed that alternative investments are still not fully de-stigmatized by many investors; a Deutsche Bank study suggested some unusual negative catalysts that have been moving markets, while hedge fund asset flows are considered; a study by Ergys Islamaj said a handful of very active hedge fund managers outperform; and Erin Gibbs said following the smartest of the "smart money" can translate to more money for hedge fund managers as it improves their investing decision.

Manikay Partners said it was planning to launch a hedge fund in the UK.

The Barclay Hedge Fund Index fell 0.44% in July (+3.26% YTD); And the Barclay CTA Index inched up 0.01% (+0.69% YTD).

Hedge fund performance was the worst in the European region, followed by American funds in July, Eurekahedge said; high yield continued its dominance on the list of top-performin......................

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