Friday, 1 August 2014
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Jul 15 2013 | 12:12pm ET
The RBC Hedge 250 Index was down 1.09% in June, bringing its year-to-date return to 3.84%.
Equity market neutral were the only strategies tracked by RBC to end the month on a positive note: up 0.47% (up 1.71% year to date).
Managed futures funds were the biggest losers, down 2.42% on the month (and 3.26% YTD). Macro funds lost 1.91% on the month month (and 1.24% YTD), mergers and special situations funds were down 1.76% on the month (but up 8.86% YTD), credit funds were down 1.13% on the month (up 5.66% YTD) and fixed-income arbitrage funds were down 1.10% on the month (but up 2.32% YTD).
Multi-strategy funds were down 0.61% in June (up 6.61% YTD) and convertible arbitrage funds were down 0.23% (up 5.94% YTD).
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…