Thursday, 31 July 2014
Last updated 58 min ago
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.
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…