Tag Archives: emerging-markets


Morningstar’s Preliminary Third Quarter Hedge Fund Performance Report

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds are recovering rapidly in 2009, Morningstar reported in their preliminary hedge fund performance study for the third quarter of 2009. “Paced by an exceptionally strong September, hedge funds began to regain their swagger in […]

Emerging markets show their mettle

Guardian – Emerging markets have been the place to invest over the past decade. While the FTSE 100 is down more than a quarter since it peaked in December 1999, and the S&P 500 in the US by 28%, markets […]

Harvard Investments Lose 27.3%, Less Than Forecast

Bloomberg – Harvard University, the wealthiest U.S. school, said its investments fell 27.3 percent in the past year, a $10.1 billion loss that was smaller than President Drew Faust’s forecast in December before markets started to recover. The endowment declined […]

Halfway There: New Hedge Fund Research From Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Credit Suisse Tremont Index LLC released a new research piece, 1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There, a review of how hedge funds have repositioned themselves in the first half of 2009 to generate positive […]

Insight Into June Hedge Fund Performance – Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity managers who maintained a cautious stance through the recent market run-up appeared to be positioned to profit as markets shifted from cyclicals to defensives in June. Overall, the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index […]

Hedge Fund Replication Mutual Fund Marks One Year Anniversary

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – One of the first no-load, open-end mutual funds designed to replicate broad-based hedge fund performance characteristics, the ‘IQ ALPHA Hedge Strategy Fund’ (IQHIX) has marked its one-year anniversary on June 30th, 2009. For the trailing […]

Alternative Investment Draft Directive ‘Needs Major Surgery’ – Paul Myners at AIMA Meeting

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Paul Myners, the UK Financial Services Secretary to the Treasury, speaking at an Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) event this morning in London, said, “the UK is not in the business of blocking more stringent […]

May Performance Up 4.06%, Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Confirms

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – “Hedge funds finished up 4.06% in May, capturing the largest monthly gains since February 2000." Oliver Schupp, President of Credit Suisse Index, said, Emerging Markets funds were the strongest performers, finishing up 6.96%. The Emerging […]

IndexIQ Launches Second Hedge Fund Replication ETF: MCRO

Seeking Alpha – The second hedge fund replication ETF from IndexIQ began trading on Tuesday (6/09/09). According to the press release, the IQ Hedge Macro Tracker ETF (MCRO) seeks to deliver risk-adjusted return characteristics similar to macro and emerging-market style […]

Flood of ETFs promising hedge fund-style returns

Reuters – Money managers are flooding the market with exchange-traded funds (ETF) and mutual funds designed to give even the smallest of investors access to hedge fund returns without all the usual restrictions or hefty fees. IndexIQ Advisors, a start-up […]

Hedge funds do well in May

Nationalpost.com – The broad equity market rally helped hedge funds to their best performance in almost a decade in May, according to Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research. The firm’s Fund Weighted Composite Index rose more than 5.2% during the month, marking […]

Lipper: UK Hedge Funds led by Emerging Markets

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – UK-domiciled funds had a strong week to Friday May 8, led by global emerging markets products, according to data from Thomson Reuters research firm Lipper. Asia Pacific funds also performed well, as did funds investing […]

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