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Nov 17 2011 | 7:44am ET
The RBC Hedge 250 Index added an estimated 1.29% in October 2011, putting its year-to-date return at minus 2.22%.
The gain marks a return to the black for the index which lost 2.04% in September.
The Royal Bank of Canada index is non-investable and based upon a universe of 4,219 hedge funds (excluding funds of hedge funds) with aggregate assets under management of $1.047 trillion.
The best performing strategies in October were convertible arbitrage, up 3.83%; mergers and special situations, up 3.65%; and equity long/short, up 3.26%.
Equity market neutral funds gained 1.93%, multi-strategy funds were up 1.44% and credit funds up 0.88%.
October’s only losers were managed futures, down 3.77%; fixed income arbitrage, down 0.98%; and macro, down 0.49%
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 ...