News

Straits Financial launches Dunn Capital fund

Veteran trend-follower to act as sub-adviser to Straits Financial Premier Fund 1


AQR managed futures fund stumbles with $2bn Q4 losses

Managed futures fund still saw significant growth of 27% through 2016

Marshall Wace shuts down quant fund Helium

London-based firm notified shareholders of the closure in December



Ex-1741 and AHL pros to lead Aquila systematic arm

Urs Schubiger, Patrick Gander and Egon Ruetsche to build out risk parity and systematic strategies


ADG added to Goldman alt Ucits line-up

Systematic macro manager joins Campbell & Co in quant build out


Managed futures sectors sees positive flows in 2016 as HFs lose $100bn

But CTAs leave investors disappointed with worst average performance in hedge fund industry


Lyxor systematic heads to launch independent quant firm

Metori Capital eyes Q1 launch pending regulatory approvals


Lyxor bullish on CTAs as Trump prepares to enter office

Trend-followers make positive start but short-term traders struggle in first week of 2017


Swiss ‘HFT’ opens managed futures Cayman fund

Offshore fund seeking $100m investment by 2018


Commodity funds end 2016 with 5-month winning streak

Nat Gas futures make largest jump in decade to lead commodity rally


Millburn to launch Ucits on Baml platform

New portfolio to mirror flagship diversified program


Gam adds second Cantab Ucits to systematic platform

Diversified macro fund added to risk-premia and equity market-neutral strategies on new systematic platform


Former MF Global and Bluefin managers launch volatility fund

Talton Capital Management opens to external capital this month




Short-term traders rally in December to finish 2016 in the black

Amplitude, Quest Partners among 2016 winners as trend-followers flop


CME Group sees record average daily volume for 2016

Exchange giant launches six new FX monthly futures contracts


Californian CTA relaunches with dual strategy offering

Market-neutral and arbitrage strategies expected to follow in February


Tim Massad resigns as CFTC chair

Reg AT critic Christopher Giancarlo tipped to take interim charge


SS&C motion to dismiss cyber-hack case partially denied

Court case against SS&C to move forward with some claims dismissed