In the week ending 27 November, 2015, hedge funds’ most favorite stocks reported the worst performance this year, data from Goldman Sachs’ latest Hedge Fund VIP list showed; several hedge funds made millions from betting that the U.S. interest rate will rise; APS Asset saw its APS China A Share Fund gain 14.8% (net) in October and 18.8% YTD in 2015, outperforming the benchmark, the Shanghai A-Share Stock Price & Shenzhen A-Share Stock Price Indexes; Bridgewater Associates' Pure Alpha II Fund was up 1.97% so far in November for a year-to-date total return of 9.5%; the Global X Guru Index ETF, which is tied to hedge funds’ top holdings using 13F filings, has slipped 9.5%; the Scotiabank Canadian Hedge Fund Index ended October 2015 up 1.09% (4.97% YTD) on an asset weighted basis, and up 0.58% (0.21% YTD) on an equal weighted basis; while the APS Greater China Long Short Fund gained 9.82% last month and 37.15% YTD, outperforming the benchmark by 4.72% and 28.2% respectively.
Ayaz Motiwala has launched a hedge fund in Hong Kong and is seeking to gather as much as $250 million by 2020; Shahriar Tadjbakhsh has launched an activist hedge fund in Europe called Altaone Capital; S.E.A
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