Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge fund managers are exerting a great deal of creativity with fee structures as pressure mounts, said Steve Simmons, the Head of Alternative Investments at family office Sideris Capital Partners during late
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: North America-based fund managers accounted for 76% of new hedge fund launches, a 12-month high, while both Europe- and Asia-Pacific-based managers accounted for smaller proportions, said alternative investments research firm
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds weathered a volatile September in global equities as the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index ended the month up +0.46% (+3.33% YTD), Greenwich Alternative Investments said in its monthly report.
In the week ending 22 October, 2016, strong returns have pushed hedge fund assets to a record level in 3Q16, reaching $2.972tln despite $51.5bn withdrawals.
Opalesque Industry Update - Managed futures traders lost 0.40% in September according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is up 0.10% year to date.
“The US Fed, in spite of its hawkish tone, opted to hold rates steady which roiled financial markets,” says Sol Waksm
Opalesque Industry Update - The Sohn Conference Foundation has made a partnership with the founders of the Hearts&Minds Investment Leaders Conference to create the Sohn Australia – Hearts&Minds Investment Leaders Conference. This premier event will bring together some of the best and bri
Mark Rzepczynski, Founding Partner, Chief Investment Officer AMPHI Research and Trading, writes on Harvest Exchange:
Investment consultants are a force to the reckoned with in the pension world. They advise and drive many pension decisions around the globe. Consultants literally control trillion
Christopher Pavese, Chief Investment Officer of Broyhill Asset
Management, via Harvest Exchange:
According to Morningstar, the average US equity manager, has
underperformed the S&P 500 Index over the past one, three and five
years. Given investors natural tendency to chase what’s working, an
From KB Associates, an offshore fund consulting firm.
In one of the most important political events in recent European history, the UK voted on June 23rd 2016, in an advisory referendum, to leave the EU. This has created great uncertainty. In this article, we
From law firm Sadis & Goldberg LLP: The insider trading case against Leon Cooperman is eerily similar to the SEC's loss to Mark Cuban, by relying on a "he-said, she-said" claim of an oral promise not to trade - but is bolstered by Cooperman as
By Mark Coriaty, Chief Strategy Officer, Eze Castle Integration
As financial firms become increasingly interconnected and globalized, their dependence on cyberspace has skyrocketed. While this amplified reliance on the infobahn has accelerated productivity and growth, it has also exposed firms
By: Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft Partners
Major corrections of the capital markets are a risk that investors always need to consider. The question is not if, but when will it happen. Investors need to consider: What is the probability of it happening in the near future?
By: Chris Tucek, a Partner with Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting in Chicago
Our outlook calls for low returns by historical standards for traditional asset classes over the medium term. Looking backward, we have experienced higher levels of equity market volatility in the past year with notable
The loss of AIFMD passporting rights that enable UK-based alternative fund managers to market products across the EU has been one of the industry’s main concerns since the Brexit vote. Tim Thornton, COO, Fund Services, MUFG Investor Services, explores potential implications.
By Michael S. Young, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder Mediatrix Capital
Sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) is enhancing the Forex investment approach with next generation algorithmic systems that are able to perform human tasks such as visual perception and multi-input decision-mak
U.S. hedge fund HarbourVest is shock winner in the £1.1bn SVG Capital takeover saga
From Thisismoney.co.uk: The fierce battle to buy Britain's biggest private equity group has come to an unexpected conclusion, with the original bidder walking away with the prize. SVG Capital has agreed
From CNBC.com: Distressed debt specialist Marc Lasry said energy debt is still a "phenomenal opportunity" because investors can get "massively overpaid" for the risk they take on. There are "huge opportunities" in the energy sector especially in restructurings, the Avenue Capital Group CEO said Tues
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: A manager re-emerged from the SAC battleground last year to launch his own hedge fund under the umbrella of New York-based investment firm Endicott Group.
Hedge-fund manager Kyle Bass says the U.S. is on track for stagflation
From Marketwatch.com: Kyle Bass, founder of Hayman Capital Management, on Wednesday warned that the U.S. is headed toward so-called stagflation. Stagflation is typically described as persistently high inflation and hi
From Forbes.com: Greenlight Capital hedge fund manager David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) joined nine other famed investors on Tuesday to talk about stocks at the annual Great Investors’ Best Ideas Investment Symposium in Dallas.
Presenters at the annual conference typically pitch one or severa
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Near Term Trend: PositiveFriday’s Close: 4,851.86UPDATE: The Index traded to a new historical high a week ago.NO CHANGE: For the last three weeks we stated, “Any price action above 4,750.00 keeps this Index on near term solid ground”.
Near Term Trend: Positive
Friday’s Close: 4,851.86
UPDATE: The Index traded to a new historical high a week ago.
NO CHANGE: For the last three weeks we stated, “Any price action above 4,750.00 keeps this Index on near term solid ground”.