Wednesday, 23 July 2014
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Dec 7 2011 | 10:16am ET
Hedge funds fell twice as much as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index in November, the Bloomberg Aggregate Hedge Fund Index shows.
The benchmark lost 1% last month, compared to 0.5% for the broad-market index. But it did better than global stocks burned by the European sovereign debt crisis.
The Bloomberg index is now down 3.8% on the year.
Long/short equity funds were particularly hard hit, falling 2.1% on the month (down 3.8% year-to-date). Macro funds shed 1.5% (down 4.8% YTD) and multi-strategy funds 1% (down 1.8% YTD).
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…