Monday, 22 December 2014
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May 7 2012 | 10:59am ET
A hedge fund replication index run by IndexIQ was flat in April—losing 0.08%.
The Rye Brook, N.Y.-based firm’s IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index is now up 3.89% on the year.
Three of IndexIQ's six strategy indices gained ground last month, the biggest increase posted by the global macro index, which was up 1.22% on the month (and 2.79% YTD). Also in the black was the fixed income arbitrage index (up 0.74% on the month, and 5.49% YTD) and the event driven index (up 0.11% on the month, 3.81% YTD).
Dragging down the monthly results were the long/short index (down 1.40% on the month, but up 5.16% YTD), the emerging markets index (down 0.83% on the month, but up 4.64% YTD) and the market neutral index (down 0.33% on the month, but up 1.39% YTD).
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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