In the week ending 17 February, 2017, data from eVestment showed that over 70% of hedge funds reported positive performance. Particularly emerging markets did well, returning 3.37
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Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Latin America (+7.04%), high yield (5.63%), and Asia-Pacific (+5.06%) strategies dominated hedge fund performance in January, data provider Hennesee Fund Research said. The bottom three strategies for the mont
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Mark Rzepczynski, AMPHI Research and Trading, writes on Harvest Exchange:
For many investment strategies, the difference between a good and a b
Opalesque Industry Update - Tages Capital, in partnership with Madrid based Cygnus Asset Management, announced the launch of the Tages Cygnus Europa Event Driven UCITS Fund, the third sub-fund of Tages International Funds SICAV, a UCITS compliant umbrella fund structure.
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Opalesque Industry Update - UBS Group AG and Northern Trust Corporation announce that UBS AG has entered into an agreement for Northern Trust to acquire UBS Asset Management's fund administration servicing units in Luxembourg and Switzerland.
The acquisition will enable Northern Trust to exp
From Christen Thomson, Citigate Dewe Rogerson: Reading some of the mainstream financial press, you would be forgiven for thinking that the hedge fund business model is dead. One august news organisation headlined one particularly gloomy story, "The Golden Era of Hedge Funds Draws to a Close With
By Alex Gavrish, Etalon Investment Research .
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John Huber from Saber Capital Management writes on Harvest Exchange:
Buffett talks a lot about the concept he calls the "institutional imperative". In his 1
By: Thomas Walek
President-elect Donald Trump's precedent-shattering approach to press relations has set a new tone in the media.
Executives and business leaders from all industry sectors who sit for interviews should know that they will now face a more aggressive "and defensive&quo
Ryan Morris, President at Meson Capital Partners, writes on Harvest Exchange:
The term activist investor is by no means a uniform character, there are as many
This article was authored by Alex Gavrish, founder and CEO of Etalon Investment Research, and author of "Story Investing" .
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Zurich / New York, December 5, 2016 – Jon Jonsson, Senior Portfolio Manager Global Fixed Income at Neuberger Berman
Our first thoughts on the Italian referendum result.
The decision by the Italian electorate to vote No in yesterday’s referendum on constitutional reform has numer
Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft Partners
CalPERS was the first high profile public pension to pull out of hedge funds, and was followed a year and a half later by one of the New York City retirement plans. Recently, the number of public pension funds exiting or reducing t
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used by investors seeking overall portfolio diversification and absolute
returns independent of the
Brexit - Updated legal guide
From Herbertsmithfreehills.com: When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the EU (Brexit), 18 months prior to the June 2016 referendum, the business consensus was very much that Brexit was a remote prospect that either would never hap
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Despite hedge funds returning 7.40% over 2016, investors continued to withdraw capital over the year; the industry saw overall net asset outflows totalling $110bn in 2016. Preqin's latest research finds that the rate of redemptions accelerated through the year, from net outflows of $14bn in Q1 to $4
From Moneyweek.com: "In the long run we are all dead." Lex in the Financial Times reached for the famous quote from John Maynard Keynes in January when, after a long and unforgiving decline, the clock finally appeared to be running out on Sears, the iconic US department store group. Yet the group's
Hedge funds quit Aberdeen shorts as shares begin to recover
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Near Term Trend: PositiveFriday’s Close: 5,226.69 (+ 11.15)UPDATE: The Index continues to post new highs.It’s extremely overextended and we expect profit taking, but thus far no signs of investors relenting at this time.
Near Term Trend: Positive
Friday’s Close: 5,226.69 (+ 11.15)
UPDATE: The Index continues to post new highs.
It’s extremely overextended and we expect profit taking, but thus far no signs of investors relenting at this time.