Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Last updated 9 min ago
Jul 9 2012 | 12:12pm ET
Hedge fund replication indices by-and-large outperformed other hedge fund indices in June, and IndexIQ's is no different.
The IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index rose 1.56% last month, and is up 2.35% on the year. But contrast, most hedge fund indices show losses of a few tenths of a percentage point on the month.
All six of IndexIQ's strategy indices were in the black last month, some by wide margins. The long/short index rose 3.03% on the month (3.25% year-to-date), the emerging markets index rose 1.97% (2.01% YTD) and the event-driven index rose 1.88% (2.52% YTD).
The IQ Hedge Market Neutral Beta Index added 1.06% on the month (0.65% YTD), the global macro index 0.87% (3.38% YTD) and the fixed-income arbitrage index 0.58% (5.26% YTD).
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…
Most traders agree that proper risk management is the key to successful trading. However, many traders depend on the deeply flawed measure of standard deviation as a benchmark of risk. Here we put it ...