commodity trading advisors (CTAs)


CTAs unimpressed by Bitcoin futures

Commodity trading advisors (CTAs) are uncertain about the investment value of the Bitcoin futures contracts offered from December 2017 by CBOE and CME.

Hedge funds continue winning streak in third quarter with record breaking performance gains

Steady performance and investor inflows in the third quarter increased total hedge fund capital to a fifth consecutive record quarterly level, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Asset flow into hedge funds continues with total AUM topping $3.3tn

Hedge funds recorded positive net asset inflows totalling $5bn in the second quarter, according to Preqin data.

Emerging hedge funds post higher returns across all strategies

Emerging and small first time hedge funds record higher performance across 12-month, three-year and five-year annualised horizons compared to the wider fund industry.

Institutional investors looking at fewer hedge funds and strategies particularly among CTAs

Despite the return to form of hedge funds in the past year, some institutional investors remain cautious when it comes to hedge fund. There are fewer investors searching for funds across most strategies, according Preqin.

Money continues to flow into hedge funds as allocations hit record high in first quarter

Assets under management of hedge funds increased for a third consecutive quarter, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

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 face challenging fundraising environment but remain optimistic on performance

After bringing in the best returns since 2013, the hedge fund industry is finding capital raising to be difficult.