Tuesday, 29 July 2014
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Nov 13 2008 | 12:23pm ET
Brazilian hedge funds experienced record outflows last month, to the tune of US$6.7 billion. Investors were spooked because their managers’ returns trailed a fixed-income benchmark while beating the Bovespa stock index, which dropped 25%.
The redemptions brought total outflows this year to 48.9 billion reais (US$21 billion), Bloomberg News reports, citing data released by the National Association of Investment Banks.
Investors withdrew money because they compare performance against fixed-income indexes, said Luiz Felipe Andrade, a director at the association. Bond yields in Brazil are among the highest in the world.
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…