Year-to-date, best and worst [reporting] hedge funds


With a large portion of the fund reporting, there is a large amount of dispersion amongst fund that are still reporting numbers. In general, the better performing strategies are “idiosyncratic” strategies, with a focus special strategies. On the downside, we observe a few, well established CTA managers. World Cup Advisor – Eduardo Ramos Volatility Cycles … Continue reading Year-to-date, best and worst [reporting] hedge funds

The final update for NilssonReport is now available


The final April update for the NilssonReport is now available. Month-to-date, we have 84% of the managers reporting public numbers.

Database updated


The Database contains 977 different managers, representing 1776 different investment strategies. For the current reporting month, 867 managers have reported returns. For the prior month, we have 1026 live managers. In total, the database contains 193463 years of manager data.

CTA performance improving for April


Our preferred measurement of CTA performance has increased a few basis points as several large managers have been incorporated into the performance database. The Index can be accessed here: https://nilssonhedge.com/index/cta-index/

Crypto Trading strikes back


The current only novelty hedge fund index that NilssonHedge is running, the crypto trading index, has come back with a vengance as Bitcoins moved higher over the last months. The index is now up 16.3% for the year, with the majority of the mangers reporting for April. The index can be found here: https://nilssonhedge.com/index/crypto-index/

The NilssonReport is updated


The Premier source of free hedge fund performance is updated. With this update, we have a 75% of the fund reporting for April and the numbers are generally positive.