Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Sep 21 2010 | 10:54am ET
Commodity hedge fund Armajaro Asset Management’s flagship hedge fund remains down more than 7% this year after posting a small positive return last month.
The firm’s Commodities Fund—which invests primarily in metals, energy and grains, and which did not participate in the huge cocoa buy engineered by firm co-founder Anthony Ward in July—rose almost 0.6% in August, Reuters reports. The US$1 billion fund is down 7.3% on the year.
“Returns can be assigned to copper, gold and the grains complex, with losses suffered in crude oil,” the firm explained in a note to investors.
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…
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