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Hedge funds continue performance gains in February

Hedge fund gains continued in February with all main strategies producing broad based gains led by equity hedge funds specialising in healthcare and technology.

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 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 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.

Mixed performance by hedge funds in October as managers enter uncertainty of fourth quarter

Hedge funds posted mixed performance in October, as US equities, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Hedge fund launches dominated by US managers as popularity of equity strategies drops

US-based hedge fund managers accounted for over three-quarters (76 per cent) of fund launches in the third quarter, hitting a 12-month high, according to Preqin data.

Hedge fund assets hit high as inflows in third quarter rise

Total hedge fund industry assets under management rose to a record level in third quarter, as performance gains offset continued asset outflows concentrated in many of the industry’s largest and most well established managers.

Hedge fund strategies shrug off poor performance as third quarter ends with strong gains

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