Saturday, 26 July 2014
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Jul 16 2008 | 10:23am ET
Hedge funds declined by 1.33% in June and are now down by 2.09% year to date, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index.
Twelve of Barclay's 18 strategy indices lost ground in June, highlighted by the Emerging Markets Index’s drop of 4.15%. Equity long-bias and Pacific Rim equities were also down 3.39% and 2.98%, respectively.
Year-to-date, emerging markets and Pacific Rim equities were also the worst performing strategies, dropping 9.39% and 5.86%, respectively. The Barclay Fund of Funds Index dropped 0.69% in June and is down by 2.51 on the year.
But it wasn’t all bad news for hedge fund traders: The Barclay Equity Short Bias Index gained 11.83% last month and is up 18.76% year-to-date. The Barclay Equity Market Neutral Index and the Healthcare & Biotechnology Index also rose 2.86% and 1.91%, respectively.
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…