China Hedge Funds Top Rankings in 2017

  SOURCE: HSBC     related content: Hong Kong and Singapore Based Managers Take Share of Asian Hedge Funds (Nov 2017) Churning of Asian Hedge Funds Takes Its Toll (Sep 2017) Market Shares in Prime Brokerage and Fund Administration of Asian Hedge Funds (Oct 2015) Does the Absence of Marketing at Quantedge Capital Matter? (Aug 2014) Read more »

Annual Gold Chartbook Highlights

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From Ronald-Peter Stoeferle and Mark J. Valek, Incrementum AG   This is our 11th annual “In Gold we Trust” report – this year disseminated to more than 1.5 million people. The first graphic extracted looks at Fed policy, 10 Year Treasury Yields and gold: Obviously, not all our readers had time to read the entire 160+ pages. We therefore decided to put […] Read more »

Gibraltar aims to have legal framework for Blockchain by January 2018

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Today the Gibraltar Government has commenced the legal process for the regulation of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). The bill will be going through Parliament with a view to the regulation being in place by January 2018. This is the first time this has been done and will hopefully pave […] Read more »

High Water Women’s Backpack Drive Delivers 16,000 Backpacks

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By Hedge Fund Insight staff   High Water Women, a leading philanthropic organization focused on financial literacy and initiatives for low-income children, has completed its 13th annual Backpack Drive, delivering more than 16,000 fully-supplied backpacks to tristate area children in need. The drive is the culmination of a fundraising effort that started in March and raised […] Read more »

Top Ranked CTAs to End July

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Over the last 36 months these are the top-ranked managed futures programs for absolute return.* Please note that this table updates in the week after the close of the month. Click on a program to see more detail (right mouse click to open in a new window or tab). *source:Fundpeak.com Read more »

Size Effect On Performance Still Applies To Hedge Funds in 2017

From Eurekahedge The graphic below shows how hedge fund returns have varied across fund sizes. For June 2017 year-to-date, medium sized hedge funds (US$100m – US$500m) posted the best returns with 3.53% gains, while small and large hedge funds were up 3.40% and 2.64% respectively. Over the past year, small sized hedge funds posted the best […] Read more »

Graphic of the Day – Europe’s Decline v. US as Hedge Fund Investors

From Preqin Over recent years Europe-based investors have accounted for a decreasing proportion of capital allocated to hedge funds by institutional investors worldwide, as some have pulled back from investing in the asset class and investors in other regions have increased their activity. Europe-based institutions accounted for 32% of institutional capital invested in hedge funds in December 2011; this figure has […] Read more »

The Year in Activism Infographic

From Activist Insight   related content: Consultant Verus Negative on Outlook for Event Driven Hedge Funds (Jan 2017) Can Activism Survive A Down Market? (March 2016) John Paulson on the Benefits of Activism (Dec 2010)   Read more »