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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.

Hedge fund performance gains continue in August

Hedge funds gained in August, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data. The uplift came as US equities and the dollar expanded their divergence with non-US assets, emerging markets currencies extended losses and the US technology sector posted record gains.

Emerging market hedge funds continue to post strong returns as capital increases

Hedge funds focused on the Middle East and Russia/Eastern Europe led emerging markets hedge fund performance through early 2018, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge funds begin year in strong position as market volatility increases

Hedge funds began 2018 in a strong despite equity, currency and fixed income market volatility.

Steady performance gains majority of hedge fund strategies in January

Hedge funds continued their winning streak in January with an average return of 2.59 per cent, the industry’s best monthly return since March 2016 according to eVestment data.

Green bond issuance set to rise in 2018

Strengthening green bond market fundamentals are likely to result in a 30 per cent increase in self-labelled instruments globally this year, according to a report by S&P Global Ratings.

Hedge funds report new flows of over $30bn for 2017

December is usually noted for its high redemptions for hedge funds but 2017 reported a tapering with a net $10bn withdrawn from funds over the month, according to eVestment data.