Sunday, 21 September 2014
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Jun 6 2013 | 10:36am ET
UCITS-compliant hedge funds were broadly higher in May, according to Hedge Fund Research.
The HFRU Hedge Fund Composite Index rose 0.43% last month and is up 2.75% on the year. All but one of the suite's strategy indices were in the black in May, led by equity hedge funds, up 1.21% (4.7% year-to-date). Event-driven hedge funds rose 0.78% (2.44% YTD) and relative-value arbitrage funds 0.02% (2.37% YTD).
Only UCITs-compliant macro funds suffered a loss in May, dropping 0.35% (up 0.63% YTD).
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…
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