Thursday, 31 July 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).
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…