Goldman: September wasn’t a great month for large hedge funds

Global hedge funds were down 0.7% in September, according to Goldman Sachs' Hedge Fund Performance and Positioning report for the month. Asset-weighted results were about 60 basis points worse than the simple average, which the firm said suggests large firms underperformed their smaller counterparts. That marks a reversal of...

CTA/Managed Futures Hedge Funds Rebound In August

CTA/managed futures hedge funds rebound in August with strong performance driven gains Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Equal-weighted and asset-weighted hedge fund performance Hedge fund managers ended August 2019 down 0.35% on an equal-weighted basis, and 0.54% on an asset-weighted basis. The risk-off sentiment persisted throughout the month, as the...

Why Hedge Funds Do Not Like Disclosing Positions

Not many investors have been likened to Warren Buffett in their investment career. Besides numerous other aspects, you would need to have an incredible track record for one, and most of the Investment Masters, despite having enviable track records themselves, have found it difficult to match Buffett and his...

Crypto Hedge Funds Up 109.5% In 2019: Eurekahedge

Key highlights for June 2019: Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 1.83% in June, bringing its year-to-date return to 5.84%. Roughly 24.7% of the hedge fund managers comprising the index have recorded double-digit gains over the first half of the year. The...

Hedge Funds Gain In H1 2019, But Liquidations Mount

2018 was one of the worst years for hedge fund performance since the financial crisis. However, it looks as if the industry is on track to make a strong recovery this year. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops, etc rawpixel / Pixabay For more up-to-date hedge fund content, and exclusive access to value-focused...

As Markets Crash Hedge Funds Buy The Dip

Stocks drooped last week and continued to fall this week, based on major indices. Hedge funds bought the dip last week while corporates also took advantage of their lower stock prices. Inflows to Financials, Energy and Communication Services remained especially strong last week, as did inflows to Tech exchange-traded...

Will Hedge Funds Ever Truly Embrace ESG Principles?

ESG is a hot topic in the private capital sector – you cannot pick up an alternative assets journal without finding a think piece on how ESG considerations are reshaping the illiquid alternatives space. In the world of hedge funds – an industry as multi-faceted and open to interpretation...

What A Difference A Quarter Makes For Hedge Funds

Hedge funds have rebounded from the worst quarter on record for over a decade by chalking up a net return of +5.40% over Q1 2019, recouping the losses of Q4 2018 (-4.78%) and representing the best quarter for hedge funds since Q1 2012. These are truly the best and...

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