Flight to Safety Benefited Government and Agency Closed-End Funds
In November, closed-end fund investors flocked to governments and agencies, narrowing the discount, RiverNorth reports
Closed-End Fund Investors Still Wanted Fixed Income in May
Equity closed-end fund discounts remained stable during the month, while those of fixed income CEFs narrowed.
Closed-End Funds Present Investing Opportunities, and Pitfalls
CE funds had a strong April and have returned more than 25% over the past year, but rising short-term interest rates are a risk to watch
February Yields Mostly Positive Results for Closed-End Funds
The RiverNorth Closed-End Fund Index’s best performing asset class in February was Convertible Bonds, returning 7.23%, driven by 3.7% discount narrowing.
A Good January for Closed-End Funds
The RiverNorth Closed-End Fund Index is up 1% in January, with an average discount of 3.28%
The Volatile Ride of Closed-End Funds in 2010
But a healthy increase for the year—to $5.9 billion—in closed-end fund IPOs.
A Volatile Ride for Closed-End Funds in 2010
A healthy increase for the year—to %5.9 billion—in CE fund IPOs.
Why Closed-End Funds Provide Good Entrée into MLPs
Closed-end funds in the U.S. equity space still trade at attractive discounts
November’s Closed-End Fund Theme: Volatility in Muni Bonds
The story in closed-end funds in November has been the volatility in the municipal asset class, with 12-month highs in trading volume, widening discounts and lower prices.
The Closed-End Fund Alpha Opportunity: Skittish Asset Prices
Fear and greed abound in today's markets. However, there is a bright spot: skittish times mean skittish asset prices, and that's where the opportunity now lies in closed-end funds. The alpha potential is in the inefficiencies of the closed-end market.