Tuesday, 23 September 2014
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Oct 29 2013 | 7:44am ET
Global X Funds has shaved a few syllables from the name of its flagship hedge-fund replication exchange-traded fund as it prepares to roll out a couple of new ones.
The New York-based firm's Global X Top Guru Index Holdings Index Fund is now known simply as the Global X Guru Index ETF. The year-and-a-half-old fund seeks to replicate hedge fund returns by investing in stocks held by prominent managers as disclosed in their Form 13F filings—but it's done a good deal better this year, returning 39.3% while the average hedge fund is mired in the high single digits.
The same strategy is set to become available in more granular form, as Global X prepares to roll out the Guru Value Index ETF and Guru Activist Index ETF.
The Global X Top Guru ETF trades under the ticker symbol "GURU."
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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