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CTAs gain ground in February

Most commodity trading advisors (CTAs) have faced a challenging start to 2019. CTA indices showed some improvement in February, according to Societe Generale Prime Services indices.

Good start to year for emerging markets-focused hedge funds

Hedge funds focused on emerging markets began 2019 on a high, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

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).

Series of indices track hedge fund volatility and risk levels

A series of indices targeting volatility have been created by Markov Processes International (MPI), a provider of investment research, technology, analytics and indices for the global investment management industry.

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).

SocGen launches alternative risk premia index

Societe Generale Prime Services has launched the SG Multi Alternative Risk Premia Index.

HFR launches indices tracking hedge fund cryptocurrency and blockchain strategies

Following the growth in investor interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, Hedge Fund Research (HFR) has launched two indices: the HFR Blockchain Composite Index and the HFR Cryptocurrency Index.

Forward redemption indicator in March shows major improvement on a year on year basis

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2017 measured 2.41 per cent, down from 3.48 per cent in March.