The $2.6 billion reason Wall Street may be pushing alt funds

A close look at where the money flows in alternative funds suggests a more complicated story.

Hedge Funds

Rise of quant: New hedge funds next year to embrace high tech

The hedge fund industry may be getting one step closer to its robot-guided future.

Hedge Funds

Hedge fund allocations get rethought

Institutional investors are beginning to view hedge funds in a new light, according to allocation consultancies.

Hedge Funds

Malaysia fund flows will spur buy-side technology

Leveraging technology will play an increasingly important role for asset managers in Malaysia.

Portfolio Management

The hot new hedge fund flavor is 'quantamental'

A middle ground has recently emerged: "quantamental" investing, a merger of computer and human-based decision making. It’s not yet clear whether the whole is more than the sum of its parts.

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Small hedge funds seen quickest to drop research under MiFID

The sweeping rule changes threaten to upend the business model of smaller hedge funds, which are already bearing the brunt of an investor exodus and declining fee income.


Hedge funds seen gaining market influence in passive boom

The decade-long growth of cheap index-tracking funds is giving hedge funds an unexpected influence in setting market prices.

Trading and Investing

In China's hedge fund industry, global managers are a tough sell

As China opens its version of the hedge fund industry to overseas firms for the first time, pioneers are wading into a market full of both promise and peril.

Hedge Funds

Rise of robots: Inside the world's fastest growing hedge funds

Funds using automated investing processes are the fastest growing segment of the hedge fund universe. 

Data Science

China hedge funds bounce back from losses to rank near top

China-focused hedge funds bounced back from their worst performance in five years and trounced global counterparts. After an annual loss last year, Greater China hedge funds added more than 13 percent on average in the first half of 2017 to rank among the top-performing strategies in the world.

Hedge Funds