Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index down 0.91% in January... [more]January puts a spotlight on Asia as developments in East Asian economies along with a tumbling oil price took centre stage and sent ripples throughout Asia and beyond with the MSCI World Index1 declining 5.71% during the month. Hedge funds also reflected the sluggish situation and were off to a weak
‘Risk parity’ strategy shows strain... [more]From FT.com: Last year was a terrible one for “risk parity”, once one of the hottest strategies in the investment world, as losses mounted and some analysts blamed it for exacerbating market turbulence. So far 2016 has offered little respite. At its core, the risk parity strategy is about balance. R
Comment - Should alternative asset managers be buying back their own shares?... [more]From 247wallst.com: When investors hear about stock buybacks and share repurchases, the aim is generally considered to be one of the two top methods of returning cash to shareholders. The other method is of course dividends. Some companies and sectors see a lot more buyback activity than others. One
Legal - Hedge funds win $22m judgment against Deutsche Bank... [more]From Law360.com: Two related hedge funds won a $22 million judgment against Deutsche Bank AG in a breach-of-contract dispute over complex financial instruments known as credit default swaps, according to documents filed in New York state court.
Following a five-day bench trial, Justice O. Pete