Thursday, 28 August 2014
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Sep 18 2008 | 9:15am ET
Emerging markets funds continued their terrible 2008 run in August, according to yet another index release.
All the strategies in the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index were in negative ground last month, while the index overall fell 1.4%, its third consecutive down month. It is down 3.4% year-to-date.
Emerging markets lost 3.3% in August, Eureka said. Russian and Eastern Europe funds, in particular, suffered, dropping 8.6%, while Asian and Japanese funds dropped 2.3%. European funds fell 1.4%.
By contrast, relative value and macro funds did relatively well.
“Going into September, we see most major markets trending in a similar fashion to the seen in August, with equities across the board being volatile and negative,” Eureka said in a statement.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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