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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.

Hedge funds reversed performance declines posting positive returns in April

Hedge funds reversed a two-month performance decline in April, led by fixed income-based relative value arbitrage and equity hedge strategies, according to latest data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Investors concerned with volatility, interest rate rises and goring geopolitical risks

February’s spike in volatility caused nearly half (42.1 per cent) of investors to adjust their equity market outlook, according to the results of a survey by BarclayHedge and Markov Processes International (MPI).

Hedge funds continue to outperform most indices over the first quarter of the year

Hedge fund performance, which began the year on a high, tailed off in March with the HFRI Fund Weighed Composite Index falling 0.25 per cent.

Hedge funds gains take a hit in February

Hedge fund performance fell in February, ending a streak of 15 consecutive monthly gains for the broad-based HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index, according to the latest HFR data.