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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.

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.

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.

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.

Hedge funds continue to haemorrhage assets as allocations slow to almost every strategy

Investors redeemed an estimated net $14.2bn from hedge funds in October. Year to date (YTD) there has been a net $77.0bn removed from the industry, according to eVestment data.

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 funds could face crisis as redemptions mount

Investors redeemed an estimated $10.3bn from hedge funds in September, bringing third quarter redemptions to $29.2bn, a level not seen since the first three months of 2009.