UCITS Hedge Funds Make Small Gains In October

Nov 4 2010 | 2:42pm ET

In October, the UCITS Alternative Index Global gained 0.71%, bringing its year-to-date performance to 0.99%. At the same time, the Fund of Funds Index rose 0.71%, bringing its performance for the year to -0.79%.

The Commodities Index and CTA Index achieved the best performance for the month, rising 2.2% and 1.45%, respectively. The FX Index and Event Driven Index were the worst performing ones, gaining just 0.03% and 0.13%, respectively for the period.

On a year-to-date basis the Fixed Income Index is still the best performing sector with 4.21% while the Commodities Index shows the lowest return with -4.71%.

At the end of October 2010 the UCITS Alternative Index included close to 600 constituent hedge funds and fund of hedge funds totaling €93 billion assets under management.

Index Performance Summary

Oct 10 Oct NAV YTD
UCITS Alts. Index Global 0.71% 113.08 0.99%
UCITS Alts. Index Fund of Funds 0.71% 88.73 -0.79%
UCITS  Alts. Index Long/Short Equity 1.03% 99.58 0.83%
UCITS Alts. Index Equity Market Neutral 0.39% 98.84 -0.94%
UCITS Alts. Index Fixed Income 0.44% 108.19 4.21%
UCITS Alts. Index CTA 1.45% 111.27 -0.59%
UCITS Alts. Index Macro 0.42% 102.42 0.95%
UCITS Alts. Index Multi-Strategy 0.29% 102.26 -1.83%
UCITS Alts. Index Emerging Markets 1.34% 112.85 2.56%
UCITS Alts. Index FX 0.03% 101.46 0.69%
UCITS Alts. Index Commodities 2.20% 97.70 -4.71%
UCITS Alts.  Index Event-Driven 0.13% 101.89 3.60%

*NARA Capital is the official Index Provider of the UCITS Alternative Index.


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