Saturday, 30 August 2014
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Aug 16 2013 | 9:46am ET
Commodity trading advisers and hedge funds posted mixed results in July, according to agency broker and clearing firm Newedge Group.
Six of the firm's 11 hedge fund indices were up last month, led by the Newedge Commodity Trading Index (Equity), which rose 2.12% ( 13.48% year to date). The Newedge Commodity Trading Index (Trading) also finished the month in the black, adding 1.23%, as did the Macro Trading Index (Quantitative), up 1.35%.
The Newedge Trend Index was down 0.79% in July and the CTA Index was down 0.98%.
Commenting on the July performance data, Newedge's Ryan Duncan said: “While performance for the Newedge indices overall were mixed following a difficult June, commodity hedge funds, as represented by the Newedge Commodity Index, showed consistent growth.”
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…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...