Convertible Arbitrage

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Pension fund exit from hedge funds sparks debate

Is the thirst for “alternative” investments, which became unquenchable during the stock market downturn in 2008-09, drying up? That’s the big debate after a giant pension fund announced that it’s dumping all its hedge fund investments.CalPERS announced ... [Published USA Today - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Credit Suisse: Hedge Funds Rise In August

Hedge funds bounced back from their July losses to more than make up the decline last month, according to Credit Suisse.The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index rose 0.88% in in August, bringing its year-to-date gain to 3.42%. Returns were missed on the month, ... [Published FINalternatives - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge Funds Cut Exposure, Performance Suffers

Hedge funds made gains last month, but missed much of August’s market rally after cutting exposure.The average hedge fund rose 1.37%, according to eVestment, and is up 3.96% on the year. By contrast, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index jumped more than the ... [Published FINalternatives - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Prime brokers rethinking QFII strategy

Prime brokers in Hong Kong are considering changing how they use their qualified foreign institutional investor (QFII) quotas because Stock Connect will offer investors an alternative method of accessing China’s A-share market.They are likely to see their ... [Published Asian Investor - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge Funds Rise In August

The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index surged 1.09%, more than doubling its year-to-date gain to 1.97%. Strategies posted gains across the board as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index reached a record high at the end of the month.Master-limited partnerships solidified ... [Published FINalternatives - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

BofAML: Hedge Funds Add 0.98% MTD

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Diversified Investible Hedge Fund Composite Index is up 0.98% month to date as of August 27, underperforming the S&P 500 Index.CTA advisors were the top performers, up 3.55% MTD while convertible arbitrage funds were ... [Published FINalternatives - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

BarclayHedge: July A ‘Difficult’ Month

The average hedge fund lost some of the small ground it’s taken in July, according to an industry benchmark.The Barclay Hedge Fund Index fell 0.44% last month, cutting its year-to-date gains to just 3.26%. Returns were mixed, with 11 of the 18 strategies ... [Published FINalternatives - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Are hedge funds right for you?

Tom Elliott Summary: When it comes to hedge fund investing, you really need to know what you’re getting into. They come in all shapes and sizes, with different strategies and investment styles. And research suggests that, as a class, hedge funds ... [Published Eureka Report - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index down 0.31 per cent in July

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished down 0.31 per cent for the month of July with five of the ten sub-strategies ending the month in negative territory.Managed futures saw the biggest decrease with a return of -1.03 per cent, followed by long/short ... [Published Hedge Week - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

CQS Divers Fnd Ltd : Interim Management Statement

CQS Diversified Fund LimitedInterim Management Statement CQS Diversified Fund Limited (the "Company") is a closed-ended investment company, registered and incorporated in Guernsey on 27 October 2010 (registration number 52551).This interim management ... [Published Investegate - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hedge funds get USD7.7bn in June, says TrimTabs and BarclayHedge

The hedge fund industry took in USD7.7 billion, or 0.3 per cent of assets, in June, down from USD19.1 billion (0.8 per cent of assets) in May, according to BarclayHedge and TrimTabs.“First half inflows to hedge funds this year totalled USD82.5 billion ... [Published Hedge Week - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Hedge Funds Shed 0.6% In July

Hedge funds declined 0.6% in July, according to the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index, thanks largely to losses by equity strategies.Equity hedge funds were down 0.79% on the month (up 2.35% year to date), with equity market neutral the only strategy ... [Published FINalternatives - Aug 07 2014]

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Pension fund exit from hedge funds sparks debate [Published USA Today - 6 hours ago]
Credit Suisse: Hedge Funds Rise In August [Published FINalternatives - 6 hours ago]
Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.88 per cent... [Published Hedge Week - 8 hours ago]
Hedge Funds Cut Exposure, Performance Suffers [Published FINalternatives - Sep 11 2014]
Prime brokers rethinking QFII strategy [Published Asian Investor - Sep 08 2014]
Hedge Funds Rise In August [Published FINalternatives - Sep 04 2014]
BofAML: Hedge Funds Add 0.98% MTD [Published FINalternatives - Sep 02 2014]
Dunham's Five-Star Monthly Distribution Fund is... [Published Tamar Securities - Aug 28 2014]
BarclayHedge: July A ‘Difficult’ Month [Published FINalternatives - Aug 21 2014]
Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.44 per cent in ... [Published Hedge Week - Aug 21 2014]
Are hedge funds right for you? [Published Eureka Report - Aug 20 2014]
Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index down 0.31 per ce... [Published Hedge Week - Aug 18 2014]
CQS Divers Fnd Ltd : Interim Management Statement [Published Investegate - Aug 18 2014]
Hedge funds get USD7.7bn in June, says TrimTabs... [Published Hedge Week - Aug 15 2014]
Hedge Funds Underperforming, Yet Still Growing ... [Published 24/7 Wall St - Aug 14 2014]
Hedge Funds Shed 0.6% In July [Published FINalternatives - Aug 07 2014]
Hedge Funds Lose 0.35% In July [Published FINalternatives - Aug 07 2014]
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