Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Aug 21 2012 | 8:29am ET
Hedge funds were up 1.01% in July 2012, according to the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index, bringing their year-to-date gains to 2.49%.
Funds of funds were up 0.87% in July (1.65% YTD).
All strategies tracked by Eurekahedge ended the month in the black, with the best performances turned in by CTA/managed futures, up 2.49% (1.77% YTD); fixed income, up 1.28% (5.13% YTD); and event-driven, up 1.05% (2.81% YTD).
In regional terms, Japan and Asia ex-Japan funds were the only losers, down 0.60 and 0.18%, respectively, for the month (up 0.29% and 1.53% YTD). The best performers for July were Eastern Europe and Russia hedge funds, up 2.27% (up 0.07% YTD); and European hedge funds, up 1.27% (2.72% YTD).
Eurekahedge’s results are based on a database of 12,311 hedge funds and 4,444 funds of funds with 72.89% of funds reporting their July 2012 returns.
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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