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Nordic hedge funds suffer losses in August

Nordic hedge funds suffer losses in August

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as represented by the Nordic Hedge Composite Index (NHX), lost 1.7 % in August cutting year-to-date performance to +2.6 %. With over 90% of managers having reported their numbers for the month, there is high conviction behind these figures. Earlier estimates saw the NHX at an even steeper decline.  Losses were seen across all sub-strategies with equity[Read More…]

by 17/09/2015
Ugly August

Ugly August

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – August 2015 may well go down as the worst month for Nordic hedge funds since October 2008, when the NHX composite lost 4,02% of its value. With around 40% of constituents having reported numbers for August, NHX composite is indicating a retreat of 1,82% for the month, cutting the year to date appreciation to 2,5%. Once again[Read More…]

by 07/09/2015
Återhämtning för nordiska hedgefonder i juli

Återhämtning för nordiska hedgefonder i juli

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordiska hedgefonder återhämtade sig under juli månad efter att ha noterat breda nedgångar i juni. NHX Composite, ett likaviktat index över Nordens hedgefonder, steg med 1,2 procent under månaden och är därmed upp 4,4 procent på året. Bästa strategigrupp under juli var CTAs med en uppgång på 1,6 procent. Strategin gynnades av fortsatta fall på råvarumarknaderna. I[Read More…]

by 20/08/2015
Breda nedgångar för Nordens hedgefonder i juni

Breda nedgångar för Nordens hedgefonder i juni

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordiska hedgefonder noterade breda nedgångar under juni där resultaten belastades av oro över Greklands eventuella utträde ur eurozonen och de kraftiga aktiefallen i Kina som skapade stora svängningar på aktiemarknader i Europa och USA. NHX Composite var ned 1,6 procent vid juni månads utgång, den sämsta enskilda månaden sedan augusti 2011. Samtliga sub-strategier var ned på månaden[Read More…]

by 23/07/2015
Nedgång för nordiska hedgefonder i april

Nedgång för nordiska hedgefonder i april

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  Det nordiska hedgefondindexet NHX noterade en nedgång på 0,3 procent i april. Därmed avslutades en uppgångsfas på fem raka positiva månader. Sedan årsskiftet är NHX upp 3,7 procent. Under april noterades kraftiga nedgångar för CTA-strategier. Fond-i-fond samt multi-strategi fonder var också negativa på månaden. Aktie- och räntestrategier steg däremot. För en fullständig genomgång av månadens utveckling samt en översikt av de[Read More…]

by 22/05/2015
Kraftiga nedgångar för CTAs i april

Kraftiga nedgångar för CTAs i april

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) Efter att ha noterat en lång period av obrutna uppgångar fick CTAs erfara kraftiga förluster under april. Preliminära siffror gör gällande att Nordic Hedge Index (NHX) CTA var ned 2,86 procent, samtidigt rapporterar det globala Newedge CTA Index en nedgång på 3,2 procent. Flera av de långa trender som CTAs profiterat på under fjolåret och inledningen av 2015 vände tvärt under[Read More…]

by 07/05/2015
Fortsatta uppgångar för nordiska CTAs under första kvartalet

Fortsatta uppgångar för nordiska CTAs under första kvartalet

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Efter ett urstarkt fjolår fortsatte systematiska kvantfonder, även kallade CTAs, att övertyga under det första kvartalet 2015. NHX Managed Futures slutade kvartalet upp 4,5 procent, framförallt drivet av trendföljande strategier. Januari var den enskilt starkaste månaden där trender i aktier, räntor och valutor eldade på avkastningen. Trendföljande strategier avkastade i genomsnitt 8,6 procent under månaden vilket kan[Read More…]

by 27/04/2015
Nordic Hedge Funds march on in March

Nordic Hedge Funds march on in March

Stockholm ( HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds added another 0.7% in March, bringing year to date performance to 4.1%. All NHX sub-strategies, except for fixed income, were up on the month. NHX Multi-Strategy and NHX Equities were the best performing sub-strategies benefiting from an overall positive market environment. Fund of Funds and CTAs also posted solid numbers while fixed income[Read More…]

by 20/04/2015
Saga continues for Nordic Hedge Funds

Saga continues for Nordic Hedge Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds continued to add to gains in February advancing 1.6%, thereby bringing year to date performance to 3.6%. All NHX sub-strategies were up on the month. NHX Equities was the best performing strategy group, advancing on the back of continued strong momentum in Nordic stock markets. Multi-strategy funds and Fund of Funds also put in solid[Read More…]

by 17/03/2015
HedgeNordic CTA Report 2015

HedgeNordic CTA Report 2015

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) -Managed Futures for many investors only had some cameo appearances on the big screens until they had their first lead role in 2008, arriving to the rescue of financial-crisis struck portfolios like superheros. Ever since though, CTAs have struggled to find an environment to match historical returns. It seemed like the industry had met its Kryptonite in markets[Read More…]

by 12/03/2015
Nordiska hedgefonder upp i januari

Nordiska hedgefonder upp i januari

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Det nordiska hedgefondindexet NHX noterade en uppgång på 1,8 procent under januari månad. Månaden präglades framförallt av fortsatt stark utveckling för NHX Managed Futures som var upp hela 3,9 procent, därmed fortsatte den positiva utvecklingen för strategin som var förra årets stora vinnare. Multi-strategi och aktiestrategier utvecklades också start under månaden med uppgångar på 1,9 respektive 1,8[Read More…]

by 19/02/2015
Nordic CTAs stage massive comeback in 2014

Nordic CTAs stage massive comeback in 2014

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With markets returning to a more ”trend friendly” state in 2014, Nordic CTAs posted signficant gains. The NHX Managed Futures/CTA Index advanced 8,1 percent thereby putting in its strongest performance since 2008 and reaching a new all time high. Just as many had declared the death of CTAs and trend following, the industry put in a massive[Read More…]

by 26/01/2015
Nordic Hedge Funds flat in December

Nordic Hedge Funds flat in December

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds ended December largely unchanged as gains in Managed Futures funds were offset by losses in fixed income strategies. On the year, the Nordic Hedge Fund Index (NHX) gained 4.1%. NHX CTA/Managed Futures continued its strong run in December to end the year with an average gain of 8 percent, the best performance recorded since[Read More…]

by 21/01/2015
Crude fuels CTAs fueling NHX

Crude fuels CTAs fueling NHX

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds gained an estimated 1.3% in November bringing the NHX Composite to a year-to-date performance of 4.2%. CTA/Managed Futures was by far the best performing strategy group adding 5.1% during the month powered by strong trends in energies, equities and fixed income. Having experienced some wild swings in October, equity markets regained strength in November helping[Read More…]

by 16/12/2014
Nordic Hedge Funds flattish in October

Nordic Hedge Funds flattish in October

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds lost an estimated 0.1% in October bringing the NHX Composite to a year-to-date performance of 2.9%. In a volatile month, Managed Futures/CTA was the weakest performer following a period of very strong returns. Other strategy groups recorded small changes. Within strategy sub-categories, performance dispersion was on the high side as funds reacted differently to[Read More…]

by 21/11/2014
NHX with slight gains in September – CTAs to the rescue!

NHX with slight gains in September – CTAs to the rescue!

Stockholm (HedgeNordic.com) – Nordic hedge funds gained an estimated 0.2% in September bringing the NHX Composite to a year-to-date performance of 3.1%. CTA/Managed Futures continued to perform strongly and was by far the best performing strategy on the month. Following two consecutive months of extraordinary gains, Managed Futures is now in solid positive territory for the year. Equity strategies was[Read More…]

by 22/10/2014
NHX up 0.6% in August – fueled by strong CTAs

NHX up 0.6% in August – fueled by strong CTAs

Stockholm (HedgeNordic.com) – Nordic hedge funds gained an estimated 0.6% in August bringing the Nordic Hedge Index (NHX) Composite to a year-to-date performance of 2.9%. CTA/Managed Futures strategies had a stellar run during the month thereby recouping the losses experienced in the first half of the year. CTAs continued to profit from longstanding trends in fixed income and equities and[Read More…]

by 26/09/2014
Nordic hedge funds struggling in July

Nordic hedge funds struggling in July

Stockholm (HedgeNordic.com) –  Nordic hedge funds lost an estimated 0.17% in July bringing the NHX Composite to a year-to-date performance of 2.40%. The month saw red numbers across all NHX sub-strategies except for fixed incomce which is now the best performing strategy group year to date. July was a month of choppy trading conditions with continued bullish trends in equities and[Read More…]

by 22/08/2014
Nordic Hedge Funds Performance Review – June 2014

Nordic Hedge Funds Performance Review – June 2014

Stockholm (HedgeNordic.com) – Nordic hedge funds gained an estimated 0.2% in June bringing the NHX Composite to a year-to-date performance of 2.60%. During the month, returns were evenly distributed across sub-strategies with all strategy groups except multi-strategy funds recording gains. Equity strategies was the best performer adding 42 basis points on the back of continued equity market strength Read the[Read More…]

by 25/07/2014
Uppgångar för nordiska CTAs under Q2

Uppgångar för nordiska CTAs under Q2

Stockholm (HedgeNordic.com) – Geopolitisk oro till trots lyckades världens aktiemarknader kämpa sig upp mot nya rekordnivåer under det andra kvartalet 2014. Detta i kombination med fortsatta uppgångar på obligationsmarknaderna samt stigande oljepriser hjälpte nordiska CTAs till överlag positiva resultat för perioden. Marknadsklimatet var mest fördelaktigt för trendföljande och fundamentala strategier medan kortsiktiga strategier hade det mer besvärligt. NHX Managed Futures &[Read More…]

by 16/07/2014