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Feb 7 2012 | 12:35pm ET
Hedge funds got off to a moderately good start to 2012, with the average fund rising 2.26% in January, one industry index shows.
The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index did trail the broader markets, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index rising more than 4% on the month.
All seven of the strategies tracked by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse indices rose in January, led by convertible arbitrage, up 3.47%. Long/short equity fund returned an average of 3.21% on the month, event-driven funds 2.9% and global macro funds 1.96%.
Emerging markets funds rose 1.8%, managed futures funds 0.95% and fixed-income arbitrage funds 0.93% on the month.
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…