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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).

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 funds celebrate outperformance in 2016 despite waning enthusiasm of some investors

Despite some high profile declines, the average hedge fund outperformed an equal weighted equity/fixed income benchmark for the second consecutive year and several segments showed that 2015 might have been an anomaly for the industry.

Hedge funds end 2016 in positive territory but assets contract by over $20bn

Hedge funds gained 1.01 per cent in December, with full year 2016 returns at 4.48 per cent, according to data from Eurekahedge.

Top hedge funds resilient to external shocks but not institutional crashes says eVestment analysis

Top hedge funds appear insulated from another Brexit or Russia/Ukraine event but less so from a major financial institution crash, according to an eVestment analysis.

Smaller hedge funds attracting more investors as over half of the industry reports positive flows

Event driven hedge funds were one of several bright spots in hedge fund asset flow trends in November, according to the latest data from eVestment.

Activist hedge funds lead performance league table for November

While investors continue to pull money from hedge funds, the industry is offering performance that may cause some investors to regret those decisions, according to the latest report from eVestment.

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.