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Most hedge fund strategies lost money in June -Lipper

Reuters UK – Most strategies employed by hedge fund managers globally failed to generate positivereturns in June as stock markets moved sideways and commodity prices slid during the month, according to estimates from Lipper on Tuesday. The best-performing hedge fund […]

Catastrophe Derivatives Demand Surges as Storm Season Nears

Insurance Journal – Demand for disaster derivatives is surging as insurers seek alternatives to scarce reinsurance and expensive catastrophe bonds, with the forthcoming North Atlantic hurricane season likely to give a further boost. Prices are at record levels for Industry […]

Salus Alpha Hedge Funds Awarded Extraordinary Performance Award

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Vienna based hedge fund manager Salus Alpha Group Services GmbH has been awarded the alternative investments award of geld-magazins for extraordinary good performance for their Salus Alpha Directional Markets UCITS III Funds. The Swedish state […]

Hedge funds that stay liquid, stay alive

Reuters – The heat is on hedge funds to outperform markets and prove their worth to skeptical investors, and to do so requires strategies based on riding out spikes in volatility, seeking liquidity and deft trading. Returns this year will, […]

Hedge fund head says times right for global macro

Reuters – In a period when volatile markets battered most hedge funds, global macro funds are proving their worth, Graham Capital Chairman Kenneth Tropin told Reuters. During one of the hedge fund industry’s worst years, Graham delivered gains of up […]

Eiger Asset Management to launch four coffee-related funds

Hedge Week.com – Eiger Asset Management is planning to launch four coffee-related funds, comprising two index tracker funds, a hedge fund and a vehicle investing in the physical commodity. Eiger is being assisted by London-based alternative investment consultancy firm Laven […]

Gold creeps up as investors seek safe haven

The Age – Gold prices climbed on Tuesday, as the yellow metal continued to attract investors hunting a safe haven against the biting economic stormwinds, following a rise of more than 3% last week. Spot gold was trading at $946.70 […]

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