Key market indices S&P 500: 3913.11 -0.77% DJIA: 32627.98 -0.46% HSI: 28990.94 +0.87% STI: 3134.54 1.27% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1726.96 +1.64% Brent Crude: 61.42 -6.33% Bitcoin: 59171.51 +0.26% Trends in demand for hedge fund strategies (Link) Long/short equity captured 61 per cent of Q1 2021 respondents, the largest share among all strategies, indicating the continued positive change…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,962.71 (-0.16%) DJIA: 32,825.95 (-0.39%) HSI: 29,000.18 (-0.095%) STI: 3,100.52 (-0.16%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,743.78 (7.66) Brent Crude: 68.22 (-0.25%) Bitcoin: 55,735.95(+2.19%) Hedge Funds Kicked Off 2021 With $49 Billion Sale of Treasuries (link) Hedge funds offloaded the most Treasuries in nine months in January. The Cayman Islands, seen as…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3943.35 +2.64% DJIA: 32778.65 +3.14% HSI: 28739.72 -1.23% STI: 3095.22 +2.70% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1726.96 +1.64% Brent Crude: 65.57 -1.04% Bitcoin: 57353.16 +12.53% 80% of hedge funds see positive performance in February (Link) The global hedge fund business continued its strong start to 2021 with 80% of funds reporting to eVestment seeing positive performance in February,…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3939.34 +1.04% DJIA: 32485.59 +0.58% HSI: 29385.61 +1.65% STI: 3106.01 +0.85% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1727.24 +0.27% Brent Crude: 69.50 -0.27% Bitcoin: 57008.46 +2.44% Hedge funds now front-runners to boost investor returns this year, says Credit Suisse survey (Link) The annual study, quizzing more than 200 institutional investors; collectively representing USD800 of hedge fund investments…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,875.44 (+1.42%) DJIA: 31,832.74 (0.095%) HSI: 28,835.40 (+0.22%) STI: 3,086.27 (-0.72%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,724.7 (37.25) Brent Crude: 67.46 (-0.09%) Bitcoin: 53,896.75 (+3.09%) Larger hedge funds dominate industry landscape, as 2020 proves to be the “year of outsourcing” (link) The study found that the dispersion in returns between the top…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3841.95 -0.81% DJIA: 31496.31 +1.82% HSI: 29098.29 +0.41% STI: 2,929.71 +2.20% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1698.64 -1.96% Brent Crude: 66.26 +7.69% Bitcoin: 50,191.66 +9.32% 85% of global institutional investors expect private markets to outperform public markets in the long term (Link) 85% of global institutional investors expect private markets to outperform public markets in the long…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3768.47 -1.34% DJIA: 30924.14 -1.11% HSI: 29236.79 -2.15% STI: 3014.78 +0.48% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1693.15 -0.26% Brent Crude: 67.29 +0.82% Bitcoin: 47022.33 -4.80% Spike in bond yields dented some hedge fund February returns (Link) A sharp spike in bond yields last week caught some hedge funds unaware, and saw macro and long-short…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,870.29 (-0.81%) DJIA: 31,391.52 (-0.46%) HSI: 29,552.73(+1.57%) STI: 2,988.69(+0.51%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $ 1,729.91(0.02) Brent Crude: 62.94 (+0.38%) Bitcoin: 48,618.05 (-2.00%) A $300 Billion Quant Trade Wins in ‘Almost Unbelievable’ Market (link) Quantica Capital, a $750 million Swiss CTA, which is up around 9% so far this year, profits from one…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3,811.15 (-0.48%) DJIA: 30,932.37 (-1.50%) HSI: 29,328.38 (+1.20%) STI: 2,975.11 (+0.88%) Gold Spot $/Oz: $1,738.00 (-34.00) Brent Crude: 65.43 (+1.57%) Bitcoin: 46,236.5 (+1.61%) Paul Singer Warns of Trouble, and Is Eager to Say ‘Told You So’ (link) In his view, the Fed’s current iteration of quantitative easing paired with trillions of…

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Key market indices S&P 500: 3829.34 -2.45% DJIA: 31402.01 -1.75% HSI: 31084.94 +1.20% STI: 2920.43 +1.67% Gold Spot $/Oz: 1772.97 +0.14% Brent Crude: 66.59 -0.43% Bitcoin: 47356.21 -6.27% 2021 could be a “breakout year” for hedge funds, says Barclays (Link) Hedge funds could draw between USD10 billion to USD30 billion of projected net inflows from investors, and around…

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