Wednesday, 1 October 2014
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Jul 15 2013 | 10:13am ET
The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished down 1.66% in June.
Dedicated short bias, equity market neutral and risk arbitrage funds were the only strategies to end the month in the black, adding 0.81%, 0.57% and 0.17%, respectively.
Managed futures funds were the biggest losers, shedding 5.42% in June, putting them down 3.59% year to date. Emerging markets funds lost 2.64% on the month (but are up 3.21% YTD), global macro funds were down 2.48% (but up 1.33% YTD) and event-driven funds were down 1.31% (but up 7.02% YTD).
Fixed-income arbitrage funds were down 1.14% in June (up 1.35% YTD), multi-strategy funds were down 0.74% (up 3.83% YTD), long/short equity funds were down 0.63% (up 7.01% YTD) and convertible arbitrage funds were down 0.33% (up 3.81% YTD),
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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