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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).

Hedge funds continue confident start with best first quarter performance since 2013

Hedge fund gains in the first quarter continued with the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark standing at 3.18 per cent for the first three months of the year.

Hedge funds face challenging fundraising environment but remain optimistic on performance

After bringing in the best returns since 2013, the hedge fund industry is finding capital raising to be difficult.

Capital flows turn in favour of hedge funds in February with assets at $3.085tn

After a string of redemptions hedge funds netted an estimated $7.9bn in inflows in February and are now positive year-to date in 2017.

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.

Asian hedge fund performance beat local markets for 2016 and off to good start in 2017

Asian hedge funds topped the performance of volatile regional Asian equity market indices for the fourth quarter and full year 2016, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR).