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Investors set to keep capital flowing into hedge funds as strategy preferences change

Hedge funds are back in favour with investors. A 3.5 per cent increase in new inflows during 2017 is forecast in the 2017 Credit Suisse hedge fund investor survey.

UK tops investment portfolio returns in 2016, says Natixis survey

US investment portfolios performed better than most international peers in 2016 but came in second next to the UK in the top slot, according to a survey by Natixis Global Asset Management.

Hedge fund performance improves in 2016, led by distressed strategies

Hedge fund performance ended 2016 up 4.61 per cent, according to data from Greenwich Alternative Investments.

Tortoise Capital Advisors launches Ucits infrastructure fund as credit side offers 40 Act

Tortoise Capital Advisors, an investment manager specialising in listed energy investing, has the launched Tortoise North American Energy Infrastructure Fund.

US policy changes could boost economic growth in 2017

Policy changes as a result of US elections could push economy into a higher growth in 2017, according to Northern Trust’s 2017 investment outlook.

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.

Optimism wins out over concerns on Trump presidency impact on global markets in 2017

Over the short term Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) global research is bullish on the eurozone, the UK, Japanese and Pacific Rim stocks, energy, precious metals and the US dollar.

Sovereign institutional investors keen to increase securities lending

Sovereign institutions are considering expanding their commitment to securities lending to increase returns and help alleviate what they perceive as a threat to liquidity in the financial markets.