RBC Hedge 250 Index Adds 1.66% In January

Feb 15 2012 | 2:34pm ET

The RBC Hedge 250 Index was up an estimated 1.66% in January, according to RBC Capital Markets.

The best performers in January were mergers and special situations funds, up 3.42%; convertible arbitrage funds, up 2.46%; and equity long/short funds, up 2.25%.

Managed futures funds were the only losing strategy in January, shedding 1.28%.

The RBC index is a non-investable benchmark of the performance of the hedge fund industry, based on a universe of 4,152 hedge funds (excluding funds of hedge funds) with aggregate assets under management of $988 billion.
 


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