Hedge Funds

News and Insights about Hedge Funds as Alternative Investments
oil field - commodities

Hedge funds are starting to move back into the commodities market, with a recent uptick in energy prices being the key driver. After an across-the-board desertion of the market during the sliding commodity prices last year, increasing numbers of hedge funds are once again interested in the investment sphere and

equity funds

A new survey from Deutsche Bank has revealed that equity funds that are able to profit from both rising and falling markets are tipped to far outperform others over the course of 2016. The 14th annual Deutsche Bank Alternative Investment Survey questioned 504 global hedge fund investors managing $2.1 trillion

macro funds

Macro funds are set to stay popular with hedge fund investors next year, in spite of the mixed bag of results they have seen this year. Reports from Reuters indicated that many funds are seeing strong levels of support for the alternative investments with clients keen to stick with the

The first six months 0f 2015 have been remarkably strong for Asian hedge fund start-ups, according to data from AsiaHedge survey. The analysis, reported by Reuters, found that Asian hedge fund start-ups raised a record $5.3 billion in the first half of the year, twice as much as was raised

hedge fund investments

Any experienced investor knows that international turmoil, whether political or financial, can quickly filter down to have an impact on seemingly unrelated markets. That is why investors will normally look for a form of alternative investment that can withstand the bumps that will invariably appear in the road. And one