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CTAs gain ground in February

Most commodity trading advisors (CTAs) have faced a challenging start to 2019. CTA indices showed some improvement in February, according to Societe Generale Prime Services indices.

Aspect launches Cayman domiciled version of systematic global macro programme

Systematic investment manager Aspect Capital has launched of a Cayman-domiciled fund providing investors with access to the Aspect Systematic Global Macro Programme.

Good start to year for emerging markets-focused hedge funds

Hedge funds focused on emerging markets began 2019 on a high, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Mixed results for hedge fund strategies in November

November went some way to repair some of the damage to hedge fund performance, with gains in arbitrage, credit and emerging markets.

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.

Hedge funds gains take a hit in February

Hedge fund performance fell in February, ending a streak of 15 consecutive monthly gains for the broad-based HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index, according to the latest HFR data.

Hedge funds on winning form in 2017 with strong AUM flows and positive performance

Hedge funds ended 2017 on a high. Not only were capital inflows the strongest since the second quarter of 2015, total assets under management (AUM) hit a new high of $3.21tn, according to HFR data.

Hedge funds positive returns in November extend winning streak to 13th month

Hedge funds marked their 13th consecutive month of positive returns in November with a positive 0.47 per cent average return for the month, bringing year-to-date returns for the industry to 7.70 per cent, according to eVestment data.