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May 18 2010 | 10:24am ET
Spring may have sprung, but hedge funds have not.
Sure, it was up, adding 0.9% on the April. And only one strategy had a losing month, macro—and that only barely, down 0.04%, according to the RBC Hedge 250 Index.
But the broader markets had it better, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index adding 1.57% on the month and 7.05% on the year. By contrast, the RBC index is up just 2.81% in the first four months of 2010.
Credit funds enjoyed the strongest April, rising 1.92%, followed by fixed-income arbitrage (1.5%), mergers and special situations (1.39%) and managed futures (1.24%).
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…