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Month in Review: NHX January 2018

Month in Review: NHX January 2018

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index (NHX), gained 1.0% on average in the first month of 2018 (90% reported). Though all five NHX sub-categories returned gains for the month, a solid performance from CTAs drove the NHX index further. Nordic CTAs gained 3.7% on average in January, reflecting increased market trendiness across several sectors.[Read More…]

by 16/02/2018
Santa Lingers on for Nordic Equity Hedge Funds

Santa Lingers on for Nordic Equity Hedge Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic equity hedge funds started off 2018 on a positive note despite lagging international peers. The NHX Equities Index advanced 0.7% in the first month of the year (95% reported), reflecting a noteworthy performance spread across funds. Global equity-focused hedge funds, meanwhile, gained 3.4% in January as indicated by the HFRX Equity Hedge Index, the best monthly[Read More…]

by 14/02/2018
Nordic CTAs Hungover After Stellar January

Nordic CTAs Hungover After Stellar January

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic CTAs, as measured by the NHX CTA Index, enjoyed an exceptionally strong start to 2018, gaining 3.8% on average in January (86% reported) as market trendiness accelerated in various sectors. This was the largest monthly gain for the NHX CTA Index since January 2015. Much of these gains have apparently evaporated in early February, however, as[Read More…]

by 09/02/2018
Meet the Newest Additions to the NHX Family

Meet the Newest Additions to the NHX Family

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Eight hedge funds have been added to the Nordic Hedge Index (NHX) since the beginning of December, five of which joined the NHX family in January. The NHX fund universe now includes 157 funds. Most of these eight funds were born throughout 2017, predominately in the second half of the year. At the same time, several Nordic[Read More…]

by 02/02/2018
Nordic Multi-Strategy Funds In Good Shape

Nordic Multi-Strategy Funds In Good Shape

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic multi-strategy funds, the most diverse group of funds within the NHX family, were nearly flat in December at a negative 0.04% (100% reported). The NHX Multi-Strategy Index gained 4.3% last year, becoming runner-up in the race of the best-performing NHX category of 2017. The NHX Multi-Strategy Index contains a variety of strategies ranging from sector-specific strategies[Read More…]

by 25/01/2018
Steady Run for Nordic Fixed-Income Hedge Funds

Steady Run for Nordic Fixed-Income Hedge Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic fixed-income hedge funds, as measured by the NHX Fixed Income, returned 7.1% on average in 2017, after gaining 0.2% (96% reported) in the last month of the year. Fixed-income strategies delivered positive returns for the 22nd consecutive month in December, with the NHX Fixed Income Index becoming the best-performing NHX sub-category in 2017. Nordic fixed-income hedge[Read More…]

by 24/01/2018
Month in Review: NHX December 2017

Month in Review: NHX December 2017

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Nordic Hedge Index (NHX), gained an estimated 0.2% in December (95% reported), bringing the yearly performance to 3.0%. Despite ending the year on a positive note, the Nordic hedge fund universe recorded the worst yearly performance since 2011. The NHX sub-categories displayed mixed performance in the last month of the year, with CTAs incurring another month[Read More…]

by 17/01/2018
Nordic Equity Hedge Funds End 2017 on Positive Note

Nordic Equity Hedge Funds End 2017 on Positive Note

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic equity hedge funds ended last year on a positive note after returning 0.8% on average in December (93% reported), recording their worst yearly performance since 2011. The NHX Equities Index, which tracks the performance of Nordic equity-focused hedge funds, advanced 3.7% in 2017, whereas global equities hedge funds were up 13.2% for the year – their[Read More…]

by 12/01/2018
Month in Review: NHX November 2017

Month in Review: NHX November 2017

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index (NHX), lost an estimated 0.5% in November (88% reported), interrupting a four-month streak of positive performance that started in July. The NHX Composite is up 2.7% year-to-date through the end of November. All five NHX sub-categories amassed losses, save for fixed-income funds. CTAs suffered yet another month[Read More…]

by 14/12/2017
NHX can’t keep up

NHX can’t keep up

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) Global Hedge funds marked their 13th consecutive month of positive returns in November with 0.47% average returns for the month, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Performance Report. The Nordic region, measured by the Nordic Hedge Index (NHX) did not fare as well, clocking in three negative months in the same period. Alone in November NHX Composite[Read More…]

by 14/12/2017
Nordic Equity Hedge Funds Feel the Heat

Nordic Equity Hedge Funds Feel the Heat

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic equity hedge funds recorded their worst monthly performance year-to-date, as Nordic equity markets got hammered in November. Equity-focused hedgies, as measured by the NHX Equities, tumbled 0.7% last month (96% reported), trimming their average year-to-date gains to just 2.8%. Nordic equity hedge funds performed much better than the overall market in November, as Nordic equity markets,[Read More…]

by 12/12/2017
CTAs Lead the Pack into Positive October Performance

CTAs Lead the Pack into Positive October Performance

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index – NHX, gained an estimated 1.0% in October (85% reported), extending their year-to-date aggregate gains to 3.3%. All five NHX sub-categories contributed to the positive performance with CTAs leading the pack gaining close to 4 percent on the month. Although still in negative territory for the year,[Read More…]

by 15/11/2017
Month in Review: NHX September 2017

Month in Review: NHX September 2017

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index – NHX, gained an estimated 0.7% in September (88% reported), extending their year-to-date aggregate gains to 2.3%. The five NHX sub-categories displayed mixed performance, with CTAs suffering another period of underwhelming performance due to quick reversals in several months-long trends (falling bond yields, weakening U.S. dollar and rising metal[Read More…]

by 13/10/2017
Nordic hedge funds gain in August, CTAs continue rebound

Nordic hedge funds gain in August, CTAs continue rebound

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index NHX, gained an estimated 0.17% in August (83% reported), bringing the year-to-date performance to 1.68%. The month showed overall solid performance numbers, with CTAs continuing its rebound from July to finish August 0.98% higher. The strategy was the best performer on the month but is still lagging[Read More…]

by 11/09/2017
Nordic hedge funds gain in July powered by CTA comeback

Nordic hedge funds gain in July powered by CTA comeback

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index NHX, gained an estimated 0.2% in July (88% reported), bringing the year-to-date performance to 1.6%. The month showed mixed performance across sub-strategies. CTAs was the best performing category recovering from recent losses. However, year-to-date, the strategy is by a wide margin the worst performing one, showing a[Read More…]

by 15/08/2017
Nordic hedge funds negative in June, CTAs continued to weigh

Nordic hedge funds negative in June, CTAs continued to weigh

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index NHX, lost an estimated 0.5% in June (90% reported), bringing the year-to-date performance to 1.5%. The month showed mixed performance across sub-strategies with CTAs again underperforming posting a loss of 3.1% (-5.9% YTD) while fixed income strategies continued to shine gaining an addtional 0.6% and thereby enhancing[Read More…]

by 16/07/2017
Summer Additions to the Nordic Hedge Index

Summer Additions to the Nordic Hedge Index

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Three hedge funds have been added to the Nordic Hedge Index (NHX) since the start of the summer, bringing the NHX fund universe to a total of 155 funds. The new additions coincided with the delisting of several funds such as Indecap Prisma and Guide Multihedge, funds liquidated during the second quarter of 2017. Brief introductions to[Read More…]

by 14/07/2017
Nordic Hedge Fund Asset Growth Index

Nordic Hedge Fund Asset Growth Index

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – As of January 2017, HedgeNordic has been calculating and publishing a new index, Nordic Hedge Index – Asset Growth Index (NHX-AGI), with an attempt at representatively measuring the asset growth or decline of the Nordic hedge fund industry. Ambitious as we are, we would have liked to answer simple yet obvious questions as: “how big is the[Read More…]

by 28/06/2017
Nordic hedge funds flat in May, Accendo and Brummer among winners

Nordic hedge funds flat in May, Accendo and Brummer among winners

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index NHX, lost an estimated 0.06% in May (85% reported), bringing the year-to-date performance to 2.1%. The month was characterized by a disparity of returns between the strategy groups underlying the NHX Index. While CTAs in particular continued to weigh on performance, losing another 0.96% to bring year-to-date[Read More…]

by 16/06/2017
Nordic hedge funds build on momentum in April

Nordic hedge funds build on momentum in April

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index NHX, gained an estimated 0.57% in April (93% reported), bringing the year-to-date performance to 2.18%. This was the 10th consecutive monthly gain for the index. The month was characterized by a positive sentiment overall for Nordic hedge funds with all NHX sub-categories but one showing positive returns.[Read More…]

by 23/05/2017