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Hedge funds continue confident start with best first quarter performance since 2013

Hedge fund gains in the first quarter continued with the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark standing at 3.18 per cent for the first three months of the year.

Hedge funds continue performance gains in February

Hedge fund gains continued in February with all main strategies producing broad based gains led by equity hedge funds specialising in healthcare and technology.

Hedge funds end 2016 with largest annual increase since 2014, says HFR data

Despite continuing stories about investor disassatisfaction with performance, hedge funds ended 2016 on an asset high.

Hedge funds celebrate outperformance in 2016 despite waning enthusiasm of some investors

Despite some high profile declines, the average hedge fund outperformed an equal weighted equity/fixed income benchmark for the second consecutive year and several segments showed that 2015 might have been an anomaly for the industry.

Activist hedge funds lead performance league table for November

While investors continue to pull money from hedge funds, the industry is offering performance that may cause some investors to regret those decisions, according to the latest report from eVestment.

Hedge fund performance hits highs in November as most strategies look to end year in positive territory

Hedge fund performance improved in November, as the election victory of Donald Trump drove expectations for renewed growth, infrastructure spending and reduced regulation.

Hedge fund performance edges down in October but YTD brings in positive results

As hedge funds edged down by an average 0.76 per cent in October the industry average year to date (YTD) achieved a positive 3.70 per cent.

Hedge fund performance bounces back with strong returns in third quarter

Hedge fund strategies nearly hit 1 per cent in September, putting overall industry performance in the first nine months of the year at 4.06 per cent, according to Preqin data.