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Active EFTs/ETPs end 2017 with record asset gains

Assets invested in active exchange traded funds (ETFs) and exchange traded products (ETPs) listed globally increased by 57.3 per cent in 2017 to reach $75.20bn of assets under management (AUM).

Hedge funds report new flows of over $30bn for 2017

December is usually noted for its high redemptions for hedge funds but 2017 reported a tapering with a net $10bn withdrawn from funds over the month, according to eVestment data.

Hedge funds on winning form in 2017 with strong AUM flows and positive performance

Hedge funds ended 2017 on a high. Not only were capital inflows the strongest since the second quarter of 2015, total assets under management (AUM) hit a new high of $3.21tn, according to HFR data.

2017 best year for hedge fund performance for five years

Hedge funds gained in December to end 2017 with positive returns in every month, the first 12 month winning streak since 2003, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge funds continue winning streak in third quarter with record breaking performance gains

Steady performance and investor inflows in the third quarter increased total hedge fund capital to a fifth consecutive record quarterly level, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

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.

Few asset managers prepared for introduction of Mifid II rules

Only 6 per cent of asset management firms think they are ready to meet the best execution requirements under Mifid II, according to a survey by Liquidnet.

OMGI opens CoCo fund for investment

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) has launched its first CoCos strategy, the Old Mutual Financials Contingent Capital Fund.