Monday, 22 December 2014
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Hedge funds were up slightly last month as all but one strategy posted gains, according to early estimates from Eurekahedge.
The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose 0.52% in February. The index is down 0.26% on the year. Commodity trading advisors and managed futures funds were up 1.27% on the month (down 1.3% year-to-date), and relative value funds added 1.15% (1.16% YTD).
Multi-strategy funds were up 0.61% (0.34% YTD), arbitrage funds 0.55% (1.32% YTD) and fixed-income funds 0.46% (1.12% YTD).
Of the nine Eurekehedge strategy indices, only distressed debt lost ground in February, dropped 0.02% (up 2.68% YTD).
Regionally, results were much more mixed. North American hedge funds rose 1.41% (0.95% YTD), but Eastern Europe and Russia funds plummeted 4.47% (down 1.96% YTD). No other region rose or fell more than 1%; Latin America, Asia ex-Japan and Japan hedge funds were up, European and emerging markets hedge funds were down.
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