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Investors keep faith with alpha generating hedge funds

Tough time for equity long/short strategies

Fundamental equity long/short hedge fund strategies face a challenging environment. Three trends — more hedge funds running the strategy, lower aggregate alpha in the industry and fewer stocks — are causing the problems, according to a report by Novus.

Hedge funds start 2019 with stellar performance

Hedge funds started 2019 with solid gains. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index posted its strongest monthly gain since September 2010.

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.

Hedge funds begin year in strong position as market volatility increases

Hedge funds began 2018 in a strong despite equity, currency and fixed income market volatility.

HFR launches indices tracking hedge fund cryptocurrency and blockchain strategies

Following the growth in investor interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies, Hedge Fund Research (HFR) has launched two indices: the HFR Blockchain Composite Index and the HFR Cryptocurrency Index.

Investors set to keep capital flowing into hedge funds as strategy preferences change

Hedge funds are back in favour with investors. A 3.5 per cent increase in new inflows during 2017 is forecast in the 2017 Credit Suisse hedge fund investor survey.

Appetite for hedge fund investment remains high with institutional investors

Investors are expected to increase allocations to the hedge fund industry by 3.5 per cent, pushing assets under management to over $3tn possibly ending the year with $3.2tn, according to Credit Suisse’s hedge fund investor survey.