Hedge Fund Research (HFR)

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Hedge funds start 2019 with stellar performance

Hedge funds started 2019 with solid gains. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index posted its strongest monthly gain since September 2010.

Total hedge fund AUM drops in 2018

Total hedge fund industry capital declined in 2018, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Mixed performance from hedge fund strategies in December

Defensive macro hedge funds and quantitative trend-following CTA strategies posted gained in December, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Mixed results for hedge fund strategies in November

November went some way to repair some of the damage to hedge fund performance, with gains in arbitrage, credit and emerging markets.

Emerging market focused hedge funds firmly in negative territory

Emerging markets hedge funds continued their run of poor performance into the third quarter of 2018 as global and emerging market regional equities, currencies and hedge funds all posted sharp declines.

Hedge fund strategies continue to gather record inflows at start of last quarter of 2018

Investors continue to have confidence in hedge fund strategies, starting the last quarter of this year with record inflows, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Mixed results for hedge funds with some strategies showing big gains in September

While most hedge funds experienced mixed performance in September, some strategies showed significant gains led by fixed income based relative value arbitrage.

Hedge fund performance gains continue in August

Hedge funds gained in August, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data. The uplift came as US equities and the dollar expanded their divergence with non-US assets, emerging markets currencies extended losses and the US technology sector posted record gains.