Hedge Fund Research (HFR)

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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.

Emerging market hedge funds begin 2017 on high after solid performance and asset gains in 2016

Total capital invested in emerging markets (EM) hedge funds climbed to a record level to begin 2017, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

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).

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.

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 fund start-ups decline as liquidations rise in third quarter and industry performance picks up

Hedge fund launches fell in the third quarter, as funds again posted steady gains, according to the latest data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge fund performance hits highs in November as most strategies look to end year in positive territory

Hedge fund performance improved in November, as the election victory of Donald Trump drove expectations for renewed growth, infrastructure spending and reduced regulation.

Emerging market hedge fund AUM hits record high as performance gains remain in double digits

Emerging market hedge fund assets under management (AUM) ended the third quarter on a high, topping the previous record from the second quarter 2015, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).