Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Last updated 44 min ago
May 13 2010 | 3:17am ET
Japanese hedge funds are off to a fast start this year after a dismal 2009, according to a new report.
Hedge funds are rising in the Land of the Rising Sun, adding 2.5% last month, according to early estimates from Eurekahedge. Over the first four months of the year, the average Japanese hedge fund is up 6.7%, their best mark through April in six years.
By contrast, global hedge funds returned an average of 1.2% in April, according to the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index. The average fund is up about 4% on the year.
Japanese hedge funds returned only 6.9% last year, when the average hedge fund managed a double-digit gain.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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