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Oct 19 2011 | 1:23pm ET
Asia-focused hedge funds saw net outflows of $1.9 billion in September, the first monthly outflow in 17 months, according to data from Eurekahedge.
Investors pulled out over concerns about the global economy and the European debt crisis. The outflows follow three months of net inflows and brings the YTD allocation to Asia hedge funds to $5 billion, according to the industry tracker.
The Eurekahedge Asia index for hedge funds lost 4.31% in September, its fourth-biggest monthly decline since the index was created in 2000. Asian shares as measured by the MSCI Asia-Pacific index lost 9.5% in September, the biggest fall since May 2010.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...