Tuesday, 2 September 2014
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Jan 15 2010 | 1:05pm ET
Hedge funds posted their best year in six in 2009, rising more than 19%, according to Eurekahedge.
The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index ended last year up 19.37% after an estimated 1.07% return in December. It’s the index’s best performance since 2003, when it rose more than 21%, and a welcome turnaround from 2008, when the index fell 11%.
Eastern European and Russian hedge funds did best last year, soaring 60.49% (1.23% in December). Long-only absolute return funds also did well amidst the equity market rally, rising 46.85% (3.03%).
Emerging markets funds added 34.18% (1.7%), Latin American funds 26.32% (1.26%), Asian funds 26.13% (2.18%) and North American 23.44% (1.89%).
Japanese hedge fund did worst off all, adding just 6.84% (1.8% in December).
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...