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Listed private equity set to shrug off financial crisis woes and become more popular with investors

Listed private equity appears to display a similar risk/reward profile as major equity indices, US real estate investment trusts (Reits) and other equity classes over the long term.

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 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.

US policy changes could boost economic growth in 2017

Policy changes as a result of US elections could push economy into a higher growth in 2017, according to Northern Trust’s 2017 investment outlook.

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.

Mixed performance by hedge funds in October as managers enter uncertainty of fourth quarter

Hedge funds posted mixed performance in October, as US equities, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Hedge fund use of leverage does not increase risk or volatility

Adding leverage to an alternative investment fund does not necessarily increase the risk, according to a study by the Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima) and CAIA Association.

Hedge fund performance bounces back with strong returns in third quarter

Hedge fund strategies nearly hit 1 per cent in September, putting overall industry performance in the first nine months of the year at 4.06 per cent, according to Preqin data.