Friday, 19 September 2014
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Nov 10 2009 | 11:22am ET
While many hedge funds are just keeping pace with the broader markets, three hedge funds are counting themselves among the 100%-plus club so far this year, according to one report.
According to the most recent HSBC Hedge Weekly, Turnberry Capital International, Palomino Fund LTD Class B, and the Henderson European Absolute Return fund are the big winners, up 130% (through Oct.), 114% (through Sept.), and 110% (through Oct.), respectively.
And the biggest losers? URSA Offshore Limited is down the most (-32% through Sept.), followed by the Horseman Global Fund (-23% through Oct.), and coming in as the third biggest loser—the SR Global Fund H Japan (-22% through Oct.).
See Full Report (Source: HSBC)
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
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