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Asian hedge fund capital gains top previous record high

Chinese-focused hedge funds posted three consecutive months of declines through April after rising 5.8 per cent in January and 31.1 per cent in 2017, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Steady performance gains majority of hedge fund strategies in January

Hedge funds continued their winning streak in January with an average return of 2.59 per cent, the industry’s best monthly return since March 2016 according to eVestment data.

India and China focused hedge funds produce stand-out performance gains for 2017

The global hedge fund industry ended 2017 on a high. Over 80 per cent of reporting funds posted positive returns, according to eVestment data.

Indian commercial real estate sector gets boost from REIT rule changes

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has agreed to the further easing and simplifying regulations for real estate investment trusts (REITs).

Global wealth market swelled by frontier and emerging market growth

The value of liquid assets held by the global population will exceed $100tn by the end of 2017, according to a report by GlobalData.

Record deal flow in Q2 for Asian venture capital

Asian venture capital markets reported a record second quarter aggregate deal value rise to $47bn, according to Preqin data.

Emerging market-focused hedge funds see capital flows increase

Total assets managed by emerging markets-focused hedge funds increased to a record level for the fourth consecutive quarter through mid-year 2017, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) research.

Hedge fund performance continues positive run

Hedge funds returned an average 1.21 per cent in July, bringing year to date (YTD) performance to 4.77 per cent according to eVestment data.