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Opalesque Roundup: Number of crypto hedge funds seen to further rise: hedge fund news, week 10

Monday, March 12, 2018

In the week ending 09 March, 2018, in FinTech, Autonomous NEXT estimates that 226 hedge funds are operating in the cryptocurrency space as of February 2018 with around $3.5 to 5bn in assets. Telegram coin is on track to pull in a billion dollars in just four months and Coinbase is eyeing the launch of a bitcoin ETF with new cryptocurrency index fund. Tiger Global took a big stake on Wealthfront while Messari has secured early-stage seed funding to launch its first product, Prognosticators see a world in which computers completely replace human investors (we'll see...).

Ed Rogers said that there are many new managers launching in Asia with a number of factors driving this growth; TOBAM has entered into a strategic partnership to develop a unique Anti-Benchmark China A-shares equity investment strategy; Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has announced the launch of a new investment fund; and Breakwave Advisors is launching the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) focusing on freight futures.

The HFRX Equal Weighted Index dropped -2.42% in February (-0.04% YTD); The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index ......................

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