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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds’ most loved stocks performed the worst: hedge fund news, week 49

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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