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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 […]

Hedge Fund Performance for August – Morningstar

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds’ good fortunes persisted in August according to a preliminary hedge fund performance report from Morninstar. “Hedge fund returns in August were driven by strong equity markets throughout the developed world,” said Nadia Papagiannis, Morningstar […]

Hedging for the future

Charity Times – Putting it into perspective, at January 1 2008 there was $9.7trn of hedge funds assets invested, at the end of 2008 it was $3trn, a massive loss in capital. This year, hedge funds gained 2.41 per cent […]

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 […]

Goldman CFO sees end to hedge fund redemption wave

Khaleej Times – Hedge fund assets may be on the rebound after a year of massive redemptions, Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Financial Officer David Viniar told analysts on Tuesday, although the prime brokerage business will remain under pressure. “Assuming […]

Swiss Hedge Fund Manager’s Indice Tops Charts

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund performance specialist Alternative-Index Ltd., fully owned by hedge fund manager, Salus Alpha Group AG, reported that the Relative Value Index (RVX) is the top performing Alternative Investment Indices (AI-Index) in June 2009 with […]

Hedge Fund Magazine Launch in September

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Euromoney Institutional Investor is planning to launch a new magazine and online offering covering US and international hedge funds in September. The company’s hedge fund publishing assets include Institutional Investor’s Alpha magazine and Absolute Return […]

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 Fund Performance for April 2009

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a preliminary hedge fund performance report for April 2009 and asset flows through March, Morningstar reported the largest one month-return since January 2006—bringing hedge fund returns into positive territory for 2009. "Over the last […]

How Is the New Hedge Fund Strategy ETF Doing?

Seeking Alpha – The innovators were out with guns blasting as they introduced an ETF that acts like a hedge fund. How has it been doing since the March 25 launch? This new ETF, established by Index IQ  analyzes publicly […]

First Quarter Hedge Fund Report: Summary

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge funds took modest advantage of March’s upswings in the global equity and credit markets, according to Morningstar’s hedge fund performance summary for the first quarter of 2009. Equity markets around the world significantly rebounded […]

Bank of NY Says Global Hedge Fund Assets Will Reach $2.6 Trillion by 2013

West Palm Beach – (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund assets will bottom out at roughly $1 trillion in 2009, after which capital appreciation and $800 billion in net inflows over the next four years will push global levels to $2.6 trillion […]

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