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Aspect launches Cayman domiciled version of systematic global macro programme

Systematic investment manager Aspect Capital has launched of a Cayman-domiciled fund providing investors with access to the Aspect Systematic Global Macro Programme.

Political uncertainty, Brexit jitters and eurozone growth slowdown slams market sentiment

EU financial markets are increasingly nervous, according to the European Securities and Markets Authority (Esma).

Despite rocky 2018 performance, investors continue allocations to hedge funds

Despite a turbulent 2018, which culminated in year-end negative returns, assets under management (AUM) in the hedge fund industry are forecast to increase in 2019 and beyond as investors continue to look to these vehicles for downside protection, according to a report from Preqin.

Investment opportunities abound across all alternatives

In the current environment investors are looking to increase returns and reduce risk by focusing on assets that generate stable streams of income and benefit from the rising volatility, according to a JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) report on alternatives.

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.

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).

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.