UCITS Hedge Funds Gain In April

May 7 2010 | 11:09am ET

April showers didn't rain on UCITS' hedge fund parade. Last month, the UCITS Alternative Index Global gained 0.27%, bringing its year-to-date performance to 1.62%. At the same time, the Fund of Funds Index increased by 1.02%, bringing its performance for the year to 1.57%.

The Commodities Index and Multi-Strategy Index are the best performing ones gaining 0.88% and 0.83%, respectively, for the month.

The CTA Index and Long/Short Equity Index achieve the lowest results for the period with -0.46% and -0.06%, respectively.

On a year to date basis, the Fixed Income Index is the best performing sector with 2.76% while the CTA Index shows the lowest return with -0.81%.

UCITS Alternative Index Performance Summary


 

Apr 10

Mar 10

YTD

2009

UCITS Alts. Index Global

0.27%

1.64%

1.62%

9.27%

UCITS Alts. Index Fund of Funds

1.02%

0.80%

1.57%

1.64%

UCITS Alts. Index L/S Equity

-0.06%

2.08%

1.68%

10.85%

UCITS Alts. Index Eq. Mkt Neut

0.05%

0.47%

0.32%

-0.57%

UCITS Alts. Index Fixed Income

0.41%

1.30%

2.76%

11.83%

UCITS Alts. Index CTA

-0.46%

1.54%

-0.81%

0.88%

UCITS Alts. Index Macro

0.50%

1.62%

2.00%

9.61%

UCITS Alts. Index Multi-Strategy

0.83%

1.06%

1.13%

2.25%

UCITS Alts. Index Emerging Mkts

0.11%

3.63%

2.31%

34.68%

UCITS Alts. Index FX

0.70%

0.87%

1.38%

1.19%

UCITS Alts. Index Commodities

0.88%

0.93%

-0.36%

5.93%

UCITS Alts. Index Event-Driven

0.51%

0.47%

1.27%

4.96%

UCITS Alternative Index aims to track the performance of UCITS III hedge funds and funds of hedge funds.  The inception date of the UCITS Alternative Index Global and the Sub-Indices is Jan. 1, 2008. At the end of April, the UCITS Alternative Index was made of more than 430 constituent funds totaling €72.4 billion in asset under management. NARA Capital is the official Index Provider of the UCITS Alternative Index.

 


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