Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Jun 6 2012 | 11:37am ET
IndexIQ’s Hedge Fund Composite Beta Index, an investable hedge fund replication index, was down 2.52% in May.
Year to date, the composite index is up 1.27%.
The Rye Brook, N.Y.-based firm’s six strategy indices all lost ground in May. The biggest loss was reported by the long/short beta index (down 4.69%), followed by the emerging markets beta index (down 4.40%). The event-driven beta index was down 3.07%, the was market neutral beta index down 1.77%, the fixed-income arbitrage beta index down 0.79% and the global macro beta index down 0.39%.
Year to date, five of the six strategy indices are in the black, the only exception being market neutral, which is down 0.41%.
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…
There are two things currency analysts agree on: Currencies have never gone through such a period of low volatility and the dollar must lead the sector out of the current malaise.