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Feb 19 2013 | 9:03am ET
Hedge funds returned 1.62% last month, according to RBC Capital Markets' industry benchmark.
All strategies tracked by the RBC Hedge 250 Index gained ground in January, with the exception of macro, which fell 0.29%. Mergers and special situations led the way, up 3.27%, but still fell short of the broader markets, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index adding more than 5% on the month.
Convertible arbitrage rose 2.57% in January, equity long/short 2.31%, credit 2.07%, multi-strategy 2.02%, fixed-income arbitrage 1.94%, equity-market neutral 0.45% and managed futures 0.44%.
The RBC index gained 5.81% last year.
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 ...