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Asia Funds Lead Hedge Fund Gains In 2017

eVestment, a data and analytics provider to the traditional and alternative investment industries, released its December 2017 hedge fund performance report today, reporting full year data for calendar 2017. Amongst the findings were that hedge funds focused on India and China were the strongest overall performers in the industry last year. India-focused funds returned +35.01% for the year, compared to +4.53% in 2016 and +3.87% in 2015. China-focused hedge funds came in a close second for the year, returning +34.82% in 2017, up strongly from the negative performance of -5.39% in 2016 and the +9.49% China-focused hedge funds returned in...