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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.

Top hedge funds resilient to external shocks but not institutional crashes says eVestment analysis

Top hedge funds appear insulated from another Brexit or Russia/Ukraine event but less so from a major financial institution crash, according to an eVestment analysis.

Tortoise Capital Advisors launches Ucits infrastructure fund as credit side offers 40 Act

Tortoise Capital Advisors, an investment manager specialising in listed energy investing, has the launched Tortoise North American Energy Infrastructure Fund.