IndexIQ: Hedge Funds Down In May

Jun 6 2012 | 11:37am ET

IndexIQ’s Hedge Fund Composite Beta Index, an investable hedge fund replication index, was down 2.52% in May.

Year to date, the composite index is up 1.27%.

The Rye Brook, N.Y.-based firm’s six strategy indices all lost ground in May. The biggest loss was reported by the long/short beta index (down 4.69%), followed by the emerging markets beta index (down 4.40%). The event-driven beta index was down 3.07%, the was market neutral beta index down 1.77%, the fixed-income arbitrage beta index down 0.79% and the global macro beta index down 0.39%.

Year to date, five of the six strategy indices are in the black, the only exception being market neutral, which is down 0.41%.

 


In Depth

Humble in Hofstra...One Debate an Election Can Make

Sep 26 2016 | 10:20am ET

Tonight's U.S. Presidential debate, infamously coined the “Humbling in Hofstra...

Lifestyle

Vortic: Reimagining the Custom Wristwatch

Sep 27 2016 | 7:24pm ET

American watch manufacturer Vortic, which started out restoring antique pocket watch...

Guest Contributor

Malik: The Ever-Changing Middle Market and The Entering Class of 2016

Sep 2 2016 | 5:01pm ET

Deal sourcing and origination is only going to get more competitive given current...