Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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Oct 13 2010 | 11:44am ET
Last month was the best September for hedge funds on record, according to Eurekahedge.
The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index returned 3.45% on the month, it's second-best month in more than seven years. The index is up 5.15% on the year.
Long/short hedge funds were the strongest strategy in September, rising 4.3% on the month, followed by event-driven funds at 3.8%.
Regionally, Greater Cina hedge funds did best, rising more than 7% on the month, followed by Asia ex-Japan funds at 6%, with emerging markets funds adding 4.2%. Japan hedge funds, by contrast, gained just 0.7% on the month.
Eastern European and Russia funds were up 3.9%, while North America funds rose 3.7%.
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…