Tag Archives: global macro


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 […]

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Estimated to Finish Up 3.61% In May

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund managers posted positive returns across all major strategies in May except for Managed Futures. Returns were driven by favorable investment conditions across equity, credit and commodities markets. India led the positive trend in […]

Australia’s equity-based hedge funds post best returns in three years in March, Blackrock is top performing manager

Opalesque – The Australian Fund Monitor (AFM) released last week its “March Absolute Return and Hedge Fund Review” report which showed that the strong rebound in equity markets both in Australia and overseas saw equity-based hedge funds managed in the […]

Credit Suisse Launches Hedge Fund Replication System

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Credit Suisse announced the launch of a new Global Macro Replication Index which aims to capture the risk/return characteristics of the Credit Suisse/Tremont Global Macro Hedge Fund Index. The new index enables investors to gain […]

Hedge Funds Advance 1.37% in March

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds gained 1.37 percent in March, according to data compiled by the Hennessee Group LLC.  It was a successful month for the equity markets at well, with the S&P advancing 8.54 percent, the NASDAQ climbing […]

US firm launches hedge fund rep ETF

Financial Standard – US investors can now access a liquid and transparent hedge fund replication strategy after IndexIQ launched the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF on the New York Stock Exchange. The New York based firm’s exchange traded fund (ETF) […]

BlackRocks Global Macro Hedge Fund Bets on More Stock Declines

Bloomberg – BlackRock Inc.’s global macro fund, the world’s second-best performer over two years among hedge funds that invest based on economic trends, is betting against this month’s equities rally and buying bonds as a recovery from the worst credit […]

Citadel’s New Hedge Funds

Seeking Alpha – Ken Griffin’s Citadel has plans to roll out a few more funds, even after Citadel’s flagship funds had a rough year in 2008. One will focus on currencies and interest rates, one will focus on stocks, and […]

Citadel marketing new fund with lower fees

Reuters –  U.S. hedge fund Citadel Investment Group LLC plans to roll out several new funds, including one with lower fees that will aim to make money on currencies, interest rates and other trades based on broad economic trends, the […]

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 […]

Hedge Funds Hold Up in January

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Morningstar reported a summary of hedge fund performance for January 2009 as well as asset flows for 2008. As stocks and government bonds got clobbered in January, hedge funds held up relatively well, the report […]

Hedge Funds on the Rise, Advance 1.10% in January

New York (HedgeCo.Net ) – After a disappointing 2008, hedge funds seem to be on the up and up, advancing 1.10% in January according to the latest research by the New York-based Hennessee Group. According to the research, convertible arbitrage […]