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Hedge Fund Returns up 0.17% in October – Early Estimates

HedgeCo.Net (New York) – Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish almost flat with a +0.17% return in October. Hedge funds had a slightly positive month overall with a widening dispersion of returns among strategies, based […]

Hedge-Fund Assets Rose $34 Billion in September on Market Gains

Bloomberg – Hedge-fund assets increased by about $34 billion in September, a fifth straight monthly gain, helped by improved investor confidence and global stock market gains, Eurekahedge Pte said. Net inflows into hedge funds totaled $15.1 billion in September, while […]

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 […]

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Estimated to Finish Up +2.67% in September

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Early estimates indicate the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index (“Broad Index”) will finish up +2.67% in September (based on 65% of assets reporting). Long/Short Equity and Emerging Markets managers experienced another positive month driven by equity […]

10-Year Mark for Mooring’s Flagship Hedge Fund

New York (Hedgeco.net) – The second quarter of 2009 marked the 10th year of operation for Washington, DC-based hedge fund, Mooring Capital Fund, which delivered a quarterly compounded return of 12.40% per year. “Our flagship Mooring Capital Fund has provided […]

Hedge Funds Lag as Equity Market Rally Continues – Hennessee

New York (HedgeCo.net) – There was good economic news in August, specifically housing and manufacturing data, according to hedge fund research specialist Hennessee Group. “Government spending continues to drive demand, while the private sector has been largely absent. This dynamic […]

Credit Suisse’s AIR Shows Positive Month for Hedge Funds

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Long/Short Equity hedge funds returned positive performance in August mainly as a result of the continued uptrend in equity markets, according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse. “Following […]

Hedge funds soar in ’09, most still in the red

The Boston Globe – Hedge funds are having their best year since 1998, yet most fund managers still are well below their peaks before the market’s meltdown last year, industry analysts said. Hedge fund assets rose 2.5 percent in July, […]

Warren Buffett of East Crashes Hedge Fund Party

Bloomberg – Asia has been good to hedge funds this year. The Eurekahedge Asian Hedge Fund Index climbed 4.2 percent in July, while funds in North America and Europe rose 2.1 percent and 1.9 recent, respectively. Preliminary reports show Asian […]

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 […]

Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication Suggests a Positive Month for Hedge Funds

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity hedge funds continued to increase overall net exposures in July, enabling managers to capitalize on market upswings early in the month, according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at […]

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 […]