Convertible Arbitrage Hedge Funds Soar In ’09, Most Other Strategies Rally

Jan 11 2010 | 2:54am ET

The HFRI Fund-Weighted Composite Index added 1.25% in December , closing out the year at 20.04%. Just two strategies and substrategies—out of the 23 tracked by HFR—lost ground last year, and only three last month.

Fixed-income convertible arbitrage funds were the strongest strategy in 2009, by some distance.


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