Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Nov 6 2012 | 11:15am ET
UCITS-compliant hedge funds topped US$170 million in assets under management last month, even as such funds posted negative returns.
The regulation-friendly hedge funds now boast €137 million (US$175 million) in assets.
But the UCITS Alternative Index Global fell 0.17% in October, bringing its year-to-date number down to 0.81%. Those figures are both better and worse than the average hedge fund, which lost more ground in October but has returned substantially more on the year.
UCITS funds of funds did even worse, losing 0.54% on the month and 1.9% on the year.
Multi-strategy and emerging-markets funds did best in October, returning 0.66% (2.34% year-to-date) and 0.58% (3.25% YTD), respectively. Commodity-based funds, as measured by the UAI CTA and UAI Commodities indices, fell 2.95% and 1.95%, respectively. Those funds are down 4.65% and 3.65% on the year, respectively. Fixed-income funds are the best performers on the year, up 4.19%.
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...