Optimism Down, Hedge Inflows Up
In early May, the research organization Spectrem Group said that the investment outlook traced by its "affluent index" (based on a survey of households with...
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...
Tremont Index Up in November
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--More proof that October's poor returns were a blip on the hedge fund radar arrived [on December 15] when Credit Suisse First Boston/Tremont released figures showing its hedge fund index was up 1.48% in November, totally reversing October's 1.46% loss. Emerging markets and long/short equity managers led 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%.
Tremont: Q2 Inflows Fall to '01 Levels
The second quarter of 2005 saw the hedge fund industry recording its smallest net quarterly inflow of investor assets since the fourth quarter of 2001, according to research compiled by Tremont Capital Management Inc. All told, US$11.6 billion in assets were invested in hedge funds in the quarter, compared to...
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$123 billion in net inflows, according to research from Tremont Capital Management Inc.'s* TASS Research division. The fourth quarter saw the lowest net asset flow number TASS recorded all...
Distressed a Top Performer in 2004, CSFB Index Up 9.64%
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Distressed managers charged ahead once again and finished the year as best performing sub-category of the CSFB/Tremont* Hedge Fund Index with a return of 13.62% for the year ended Dec. 31. The overall index closed out the year 9.64%. In December, the index was up 1.6%, while distressed...
Tremont Studying Products with Longer Lock-Ups
RYE, N.Y. (HedgeWorld.com)--Industry participants and observers expect that there will be many U.S.-based hedge fund managers who will take advantage of the exemption from the...
Managed Futures Shine, Boost CSFB/Tremont Index by 5.83%
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Hedge funds inched up another 2.65% in November, according to the CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index. Year-to-date through Nov. 30 the index was up 7.91%, which still lags the MSCI EAFE US$ Index. For the month, the hedge fund index also underperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index,...