Tag Archives: market rally


K2 Asset Management to Start Its Fourth Equities Hedge Fund

Bloomberg – K2 Asset Management Ltd., a listed Australian hedge-fund firm managing about $650 million in assets, is planning to start a global equities fund that seeks to profit as the worldwide stock market rally spreads to smaller companies. The […]

Funds loosen strings on redemption periods

Business24-7 – Investment funds that extended redemption periods because of adverse conditions in the market have started to cut their notice periods. The move comes in response to positive factors such as the recent market rally and improved liquidity levels […]

Hedge Funds Try to Keep Pace With Equities Market

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Hedge fund consultant, Hennessee Group LLC, reported that managers benefited as international equities rallied in July, while the unpredictability of government intervention continues to be one of the greatest concerns for hedge funds. “We have […]

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 […]

Hennessee Says Hedge Funds Post Best Month in 9 Years

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – “Hennessee Group research and discussions with hedge fund managers has lead us to believe that the 20 year secular bull market in bonds is over.” Charles Gradante, Co-Founder of hedge fund investor consultant, Hennessee Group […]

Japan’s First Short-Biased Hedge Fund Bets Exporters Will Fall

Bloomberg – Alphex Investments Co., the adviser to Japan’s first short-biased hedge fund, plans to sell exporters’ shares, wagering they’ll fall on a rising yen and weak global economy, boosting the fund that started in March. “What we’re seeing right […]

Hennessee: April Challenging but Hedge Funds Advance

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Hedge fund adviser, Hennessee Group LLC, announced that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced +3.84% in April (+5.02% YTD). “April continued to be a challenging environment for hedge funds, as the market rally was driven […]

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 […]

UPDATE 1-Hedge fund manager Odey eyes new bull market

Forbes – The current rally in stock markets may be the start of a new bull market, said hedge fund manager Crispin Odey, founding partner at Odey Asset Management and one of the hedge fund industry’s highest profile figures. ‘Opinion […]

Economist Nouriel Roubini lashes out at CNBC host

AP – CNBC’s Jim Cramer has another feud on his hands. Just weeks after "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart took Cramer to task for trying to turn finance reporting into a "game," famous bear economist Nouriel Roubini criticized Cramer on Tuesday for […]

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