Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Nov 21 2011 | 12:05pm ET
A rebound in the hedge fund industry drove the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up 0.75% in October, although year-to-date the index remains down 5.85%.
The top performing strategies over the month were long/short equity long bias, up 5.59%; special situations, up 3.76%; and fixed income arbitrage, up 2.91%.
The Lyxor Hedge Indices are investable, asset-weighted indices based on Lyxor’s managed account platform that covers all the major hedge fund strategies.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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