The Great Convergence, the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, and Zero Hedge Sep25

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2014: The Great Hedge Fund Convergence? After wildly varying hedge fund performance in 2013, managers have struggled to be different this year. A range of just 16 percentage points separated the best and worst performing hedge funds in the first half of 2014, according to data from BlackRock. Top decile funds in the asset manager’s universe… Read more »

August Gains, Jeffrey Ubben, the Inversion Pioneer, and Easing the Advertising Ban Sep10

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Hedge Funds Rebound in August Hedge funds rebounded strongly in August, with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.36%, while the MSCI World Index gained 2.48%. On a year-to-date basis, hedge funds are up 4.22%, falling slightly behind underlying markets, as the MSCI World Index returned 5.96% over the same period…   Via Advisor.ca Inversion… Read more »

Huge Net Inflows, The 2014 Investor Survey, and Counterintuitive Investing Sep3

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Hedge Funds Buoyed in First Half by Private Wealth Allocations Hedge fund managers may be feeling competitive pressure for investor assets, but their fundraising is thriving. Alternative investments data provider Preqin reported Thursday that 73% of some 100 hedge fund managers it surveyed in June said competition in fundraising had become more intense over the… Read more »

Riding Modi, Funding Mugabe, and Swelling Assets Aug28

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India Hedge Funds Soar On Modi Expectations India-focused hedge funds have been the best in the world this year, buoyed by excitement about the reforms expected from new Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Indian hedge funds are up 26% through July, according to Eurekahedge—an impressive result, given the generally anemic returns posted by hedge funds around the… Read more »

Hitting a Billion, the Big Bonus Drop, and the Algorithm Scam Aug20

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Asia’s Best-Performing Macro Hedge Fund Hits $1 Billion Mark Quantedge Global Fund, Asia’s best-performing macro hedge fund, said it has increased its assets to more than $1 billion, joining the ranks of the region’s biggest funds. Quantedge, which started with $3 million in October 2006, has increased its assets under management to $1.05 billion at the end… Read more »