Managed Futures Lead Index Gains in March
The warming weather, along with rising commodities prices, coaxed growth in managers' portfolios as managed futures strategies proved the most fertile ground for hedge fund returns in both the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index and the FTSE Hedge Global Index.
January Jump for CSFB/Tremont Hedge Index
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Solid December performance led to great January numbers for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index, which posted a 3.23% increase for the month in what was the highest monthly return since August 2000, according to President Oliver Schupp. All but one of the ten sub-strategies included in the...
Emerging Markets Emerge on Top for September
Hedge funds in the CSFB/Tremont index had a good September in general, posting an overall return of 1.63%. For the year, the index is up 5.9%.
Short-Sellers Welcome January Thaw, While CTA Performance Is Put on Ice
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Dedicated short-bias funds took investors by surprise posting a gain of 6.96% in January, according to the CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index. At the same time, managed futures strategies gave up 5.39% after putting up healthy performance figures in recent months. Last month's index results show the strategies at...
Asset Flows Slowed in Fourth Quarter: TASS
RYE, N.Y. (HedgeWorld.com)--Hedge fund investing slowed down toward the end of 2004, but the industry still managed to absorb a record US$123 billion in net inflows, according to research from Tremont Capital Management Inc.'s* TASS Research division. The fourth quarter saw the lowest net asset flow number TASS recorded all...
Distressed a Top Performer in 2004, CSFB Index Up 9.64%
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Distressed managers charged ahead once again and finished the year as best performing sub-category of the CSFB/Tremont* Hedge Fund Index with a return of 13.62% for the year ended Dec. 31. The overall index closed out the year 9.64%. In December, the index was up 1.6%, while distressed...
Managed Futures Shine, Boost CSFB/Tremont Index by 5.83%
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Hedge funds inched up another 2.65% in November, according to the CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index. Year-to-date through Nov. 30 the index was up 7.91%, which still lags the MSCI EAFE US$ Index. For the month, the hedge fund index also underperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index,...
Emerging Markets, Global Macro Funds Top March CSFB/Tremont Index
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Hedge fund managers who took international bets generated the best returns in March, according to Credit Suisse First Boston/Tremont Hedge Fund Index returns. Emerging...
CSFB/Tremont Index up 2002, Managed Futures Top Pe
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--The CSFB/Tremont* Hedge Fund Index gained 1.07% in December, finishing the year up 3.04%. Managed Futures was the big winner among the nine...