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Hedge funds continue to outperform, entering 2017 with over 70% of all strategies in positive territory

The hedge fund industry entered 2017 with similar performance trends it displayed in 2016. January’s gains were the eleventh month of positive performance in the last 12.

Equity hedge strategies lead positive hedge fund performance in January

Hedge funds posted strong gains to begin 2017, led by the performance of equity hedge strategies, the largest area of hedge fund industry investor capital, according to data from HFR.

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.

Hedge funds end 2016 with largest annual increase since 2014, says HFR data

Despite continuing stories about investor disassatisfaction with performance, hedge funds ended 2016 on an asset high.

Hedge funds celebrate outperformance in 2016 despite waning enthusiasm of some investors

Despite some high profile declines, the average hedge fund outperformed an equal weighted equity/fixed income benchmark for the second consecutive year and several segments showed that 2015 might have been an anomaly for the industry.

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.

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.