Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Last updated 9 hours ago
Mar 6 2014 | 11:44am ET
Hedge funds bounced back from January losses last month, posting gains across all strategies, according to IndexIQ.
The firm’s beta replication indices rose in February, albeit by less than the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. The IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index added 1.95% last month and is up 1.51% on the year.
Event-driven was the best strategy tracked by IndexIQ on the month, adding 3.13% (1.69% year-to-date). Long/short rose 2.16% (0.44% YTD), emerging markets 1.75% (down 0.47% YTD), fixed-income arbitrage and market neutral 1.58% (3.44% and 0.87% YTD, respectively), and global macro 1.54% (3.1% YTD).
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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