News

Early View summarises industry and market trends for the last month and looks ahead to potential sources of...

UCITS absolute return funds returned strong performances in February. The UAI Global index progressed by 1....

Société Générale Prime Services has announced the February performance data for its Newedge CTA performance...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, the provider of financial services software and software-enabled services,...

The CBI has responded to a ruling by the European Union General Court annulling the European Central Bank...

The UAI Blue Chip Index advanced by 0.39% during the week ending 4 March. With the exception of volatility,...

Hedge funds ended February on a good note (up 0.8%), confirming the positive momentum witnessed since the...

Fisch Asset Management, the specialist in convertible bonds and credit analysis-based bond strategies, has...

Fund manager Oliver Kelton and his €1.5 billion Waverton European Fund - rated five-star by Morningstar...

Capita Asset Services’ fund solutions business has successfully completed its automated Annex IV...

Advisors & Partners LLP, an independent, privately held company providing financial, advisory and...

Ray Iler, former regional leader of Deloitte’s hedge fund practice on the US West Coast, has joined...

Silverfinch, has been appointed by Franklin Templeton Investments, one of the world’s leading asset...

UAI Blue Chip

The UAI Blue Chip progressed by 0.58% during the week ending the February 25....

Activist hedge funds globally are driving improvements in the share price, operating performance and...

Further to the announcement of 16 February 2015, AlixPartners LLP, the global business advisory firm, has...

Managed futures traders got off to a fast start in 2015, with a 3.41% gain in January, according to the...

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index Mid Month update shows hedge funds up 0.72% in January. Global equity...

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for February 2015 measured 3.64%, up from 2.49% in January...

Advisors & Partners LLP (A&P), an independent, privately held company providing financial, advisory...

Man Group plc has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire the investment management business of...

Hedge funds were up 0.03% overall in January, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by...

Lyxor Asset Management announces its partnership with Quantmetrics Capital Management to join Lyxor’s...

The UAI Blue Chip rebounded by 0.28% this week, bringing its performance for the month to -0.48%.The best...

Under the new Collective Investment Scheme Act (CISA) the rules for distribution of funds in Switzerland...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled...

Merseyside Pension Fund has appointed New Change FX (NCFX) to provide foreign exchange reference rates....

Andrew Collier, Managing Director, Orient Capital Research

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Investors should be bearish on oil, according to Viktor Nossek, director of research, WisdomTree Europe....

Stenham Asset Management, the $2 billion hedge fund investment specialist, has launched a UCITS-compliant...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2015 measured 1.18%.

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The tax contribution of the UK hedge fund...

Fund managers could face regulatory sanctions over EMIR, according to...

The UAI Blue Chip is down -0.42% for the week ending February 11. The strategies displaying the worst...

London-based equity specialist Ardevora...

Hedge funds were off to a good start in...

Candriam Investors Group, the pan-...

Société Générale Securities Services (...

BAWAG P.S.K. has announced the closing of...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
Liquidity is getting worse in the credit markets, so we constantly hear about banks, brokers, dealers and market makers that are unable to hold as much inventory as they...
JOEL HANDY, CAIA, EFFICIENT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
After a long dry spell in managed futures, performance has improved. Investors are asking important questions: why has performance turned around, and is it likely to cont...
A TRANSCRIPT OF A TALK BY MARK ASTLEY, CEO OF MILLENNIUM GLOBAL INVESTMENTS
Why is foreign exchange interesting at all? Why is it worth us spending time on the subject, and why do we think that it’s going to be increasingly interesting for invest...
EXTRACTS FROM A PRESENTATION BY LOUIS-VINCENT GAVE, CEO, GAVEKAL
I’ll kick off where we left off, with the big surprises of last year. Obviously, one of them was the collapse in yield. The other, let’s face it, was the dramatic drop in...
TILLMANN SACHS, HUI YU CHEN, ROBERT L.K TIONG
During the summer 2014, we conducted a survey to establish The Common Denominators in the CTA and Managed Futures Industry. The survey was sent to over 3,500 financial in...
ANDREW HENDERSON, PARTNER, AND RONALD PATERSON, PARTNER, EVERSHEDS
A recent article in the Economist suggested that if a fund manager’s chances of raising new money evaporate halfway through a fund’s life, “spending its remaining cash wi...
EXTRACTS FROM A PRESENTATION BY NICOLAS WALEWSKI, FOUNDER, ALKEN ASSET MANAGEMENT
I’m going to highlight what we have seen lately, what we can do with it, and how we can implement in our portfolios a strategy that we believe should be rewarding. First...
EXTRACTS FROM A PRESENTATION BY MICHAEL R. PARKER, PRESIDENT, PARKER GLOBAL STRATEGIES
We’ve lost 50% of the price of crude oil over the last six months. It’s primarily due to concerns over oversupply. The oversupply is being driven by the US shale revoluti...
EXTRACTS FROM A PRESENTATION BY DAVID RILEY, PARTNER, HEAD of CREDIT STRATEGY, BLUEBAY ASSET MANAGEMENT
The start of the year clearly lends itself to taking stock of the year that’s just passed, and we all engage in this kind of seasonal activity, of trying to make an asses...
DR SAVVAS SAVOURI, CHIEF ECONOMIST, TOSCAFUND
If there’s one thing I have tried my best to learn in the years that I have been involved in commercial finance, it is applying macroeconomics. The bit of frustration I h...

Reports

Financial Market Indices: Facilitating Innovation, Monitoring Markets
Aksia’s 2015 Hedge Fund Manager Survey
2014 Highlights and the December Oil Scare

Video

Video
Mike Serota, Partner, EY
Recipient of the Hedge Funds – Tax, Accounting and Advisory – Outstanding Contribution award at the The Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2015, EY Partner Mike Serota talks to Contributing Editor, Hamlin Lovell.