Friday, 25 July 2014
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Aug 11 2010 | 11:29am ET
July was the best month for hedge funds since March, with the average fund advancing 1.42%, according to Eurekahedge.
The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose out of the red last month and is now up 1.17% on the year. Returns were broad-based, with all seven of the firm’s seven regional hedge fund indices posting gains on the month. July’s bounce also ended a two-month losing streak for the index.
Event-driven funds did best last month, rising 2.67%. Long/short funds were up 2.03%, while distressed debt funds were up 7.6% on the year.
Regionally, Asian funds did best, rising 3.56%—about half the July return of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. North American hedge funds added 1.54%, with European funds just behind at 1.51%.
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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…