commodity trading advisors (CTAs)

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Good September for most hedge fund strategies

Hedge fund performance recovered in September from the less than stellar returns in August, according to Preqin data. The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark returned 0.14 per cent for the month.

Mixed results for hedge funds with some strategies showing big gains in September

While most hedge funds experienced mixed performance in September, some strategies showed significant gains led by fixed income based relative value arbitrage.

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).