Tuesday, 22 July 2014
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Jun 12 2013 | 9:53am ET
Hedge funds enjoyed gains last month, although they once again failed to match or exceed the performance of the broader markets.
The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index rose 1.79% in May, compared to a 2.08% jump for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. Equity long/short funds, notably those focused on financials, industrials and technology, did well, rising an average of 2.71%.
"At month end, managers saw significant increases in volatility, a significant drop in the dollar, especially against the Japanese yen," the Hennessee Group's Charles Gradante told Dow Jones Newswires.
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…