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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.

Positive investor sentiment expected to allocate more capital to hedge funds in 2017

With strong 2016 hedge fund performance the outlook for 2017 asset flows hinge on portfolio shifts in exposure to hedge funds by institutional investors.

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).

Investors still allocating to alternatives but struggle to find the right managers

Investors are cautiously optimistic about investing into alternatives, according to a survey by Catalyst Financial Partners.

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.

US investment environment to be impacted by faster rate rises, lower unemployment and higher inflation

The combination of tax cuts and infrastructure spending under a range of fiscal stimulus plans will boost US GDP growth but the impact will be determined by the size, scope and timing, says Guggenheim Investments.

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 funds end 2016 in positive territory but assets contract by over $20bn

Hedge funds gained 1.01 per cent in December, with full year 2016 returns at 4.48 per cent, according to data from Eurekahedge.