Thursday, 2 October 2014
Last updated 43 min ago
Nov 9 2009 | 10:40am ET
For a hedge fund index provider, Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes is providing precious few hedge fund indices these days.
The firm suspended publication of its equity-market neutral index on Friday, the sixth time it has suspended and index since the beginning of the financial crisis. Dow Jones is now publishing just three of its six hedge fund indices, equity long/short, event-driven and merger arbitrage.
Dow Jones blamed “market conditions in the equity market neutral space” for the decision. It is the second time in just a year that the firm has suspended the equity-market neutral benchmark; after being put on the shelf in December, the index returned in March.
In addition to the equity-market neutral index, the convertible arbitrage and distressed securities benchmarks are also currently suspended.
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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