Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Nov 13 2007 | 2:37pm ET
Tactical hedge fund strategies drove industry returns last month, as the RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 2.49%. The investable benchmark is now up 9.31% year-to-date.
Three of the index’s top four performing subindices were in its tactical group, according to data from RBC Capital Markets. Managed futures funds added 4.33% last month (11.12% YTD), followed by equity long/short at 3.08% (12.83% YTD) and macro at 2.6% (3.39% YTD).
Other strong performances were turned in by mergers and special situations funds, which rose 3.16% (12.64% YTD) and 2.22% (10.35% 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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