Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Last updated 33 min ago
Nov 13 2013 | 8:04am ET
Hedge fund returned 1.06% last month, according to the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index. This brings year-to-date returns for hedge funds to 9.93%, according to the fund administration firm.
Meanwhile, the S&P 500 bested hedge funds by returning 4.5% in October, and is up 23.2% for the year though October.
And while hedge fund returns are solid, so is the stream of money pouring into them. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index have advanced 0.16% in November.
“Capital flows for the month were slightly positive, with subscription levels reaching a 10-month high,” said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SS&C Technologies.
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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