Thursday, 31 July 2014
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Oct 17 2012 | 8:37am ET
The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 1.02% in September, its third consecutive month of growth, putting it up 4.23% year to date.
Asia ex-Japan managers posted the best returns for September, gaining 3.69%. European and North American hedge funds also posted healthy gains for the month with returns of 1.92% and 1.03%, respectively.
The Mizuho-Eurekahedge Index (asset-weighted), recorded a fourth month of gains in September, adding 1.00%. The best performers were Indian funds which added 4.38% on the month. The index was dragged down by tail risk and trend following funds.
Total assets under management increased by US$8.1 billion during the month, bringing the size of the industry to US$1.76 trillion. Hedge funds posted performance-based gains of US$5.1 billion as most strategies were profitable. The industry also witnessed net positive asset flows for the second consecutive month as investors allocated a further US$2.9 billion to the industry.
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…