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Hedge funds and risk parity strategies report substantial gains

Hedge funds and risk parity strategies gained in August despite rising tensions with North Korea and the impact of Hurricane Harvey.

Hedge fund performance continues positive run

Hedge funds returned an average 1.21 per cent in July, bringing year to date (YTD) performance to 4.77 per cent according to eVestment data.

Strong performance in July cements 2017’s buoyant performance for hedge funds

July’s strong hedge fund performance was led by equity hedge, technology, healthcare and emerging markets strategies, according to the latest HFR data.

Asian-focused hedge funds continue to out perform as asset flows increase

Asian-focused hedge funds extended their first quarter performance gain through the first half of the year, led by funds investing in India and China.

Hedge funds continue strong 2017 performance with emerging markets leading the way

So far this year investor allocations have favoured macro hedge funds, with $413.8bn flowing into them through to the end of May, according to eVestment data.

Impressive first quarter performance from emerging Asia-focused hedge funds

Hedge funds investing in emerging Asia, specifically in India and China, posted the strongest quarterly performance since the second quarter of 2015.

Institutional investors looking at fewer hedge funds and strategies particularly among CTAs

Despite the return to form of hedge funds in the past year, some institutional investors remain cautious when it comes to hedge fund. There are fewer investors searching for funds across most strategies, according Preqin.

Money continues to flow into hedge funds as allocations hit record high in first quarter

Assets under management of hedge funds increased for a third consecutive quarter, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).