Tuesday, 22 July 2014
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Dec 17 2013 | 9:52am ET
Hedge fund industry assets have increased by US$213 billion year to date and now stand at US$1.99 trillion, according to the latest data from Eurekahedge.
The bulk of the asset increase—US$127 billion—was the result of net asset inflows, with performance-based gains accounting for the remaining US$86 billion.
European fund managers are up 7.42% November YTD with net asset inflows for the year standing at US$53.6 billion.
Distressed debt, long/short equities and fixed income hedge funds are the top-performing strategies, up 15.30%, 13.35% and 10.71%, respectively, as of end-November.
Long/short equities strategies have attracted the largest share of overall net allocations to the industry, YTD, at US$78.0 billion.
Japanese hedge funds continue to generate the best returns of any region, up 24.08% as of end-November. But Greater China-focused hedge funds are also doing well, up 17.82%, outperforming the Hang Seng Index by more than 12% as of the end of November.
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…