Thursday, 18 December 2014
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Jun 7 2011 | 12:15pm ET
Hedge funds lost 0.72% in May while nevertheless outperforming major market indices, reports HedgeFund Intelligence.
The global hedge fund indices tracked by HedgeFund Intelligence were all negative for the month, with the exception of event-driven funds which managed a 0.03% gain.
Managed futures shed 3.61%, recording its second-worst month since 1998, when the index began (its worst was March 2003 when it dropped 3.96%).
Emerging market debt was down 0.52% for the month of May, while emerging market equities lost 2.50%.
Equities shed 1.04% and macro funds were down 0.31%.
The May numbers bring the YTD result for the Composite Index to 1.59%.
Dec 1 2014 | 10:21am ET
As 2014 winds down, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services executives took some time to share their outlook on trends facing the industry in 2015. Read more…
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