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Nov 13 2012 | 12:05pm ET
Hedge funds enjoyed inflows for the second-straight month in September—and if the inflows continue, the industry could end 2012 larger than it began the year.
Hedge funds took in a net $3.4 billion in September, according to BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research. The industry had been down by $12.2 billion as recently as the end of July, but August's $7.7 billion inflow and September's gain have it down only a net $1.1 billion now.
"The hedge fund industry saw net inflows for the second month in a row in September, which was a notable improvement from earlier this year," BarclayHedge founder Sol Waksman said.
Hedge funds globally managed $1.8 trillion at the end of September.
Regionally, investors favored hedge funds in continental Europe, Canada and Japan, according to the report. All eight regions tracked by BarclayHedge and TrimTabs saw gains in September.
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 ...