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Hedge funds start 2019 with stellar performance

Hedge funds started 2019 with solid gains. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index posted its strongest monthly gain since September 2010.

Total hedge fund AUM drops in 2018

Total hedge fund industry capital declined in 2018, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Mixed performance from hedge fund strategies in December

Defensive macro hedge funds and quantitative trend-following CTA strategies posted gained in December, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge fund strategies continue to gather record inflows at start of last quarter of 2018

Investors continue to have confidence in hedge fund strategies, starting the last quarter of this year with record inflows, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

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.

Hedge funds reversed performance declines posting positive returns in April

Hedge funds reversed a two-month performance decline in April, led by fixed income-based relative value arbitrage and equity hedge strategies, according to latest data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge funds attract new capital as investors start to focus outside equity hedge strategies

Money continues to pour into hedge funds, with investors favouring M&A focused event driven and fixed income relative value arbitrage strategies, according to HFR data.