Hedge Fund Index Ends May On Sour Note

Jun 15 2012 | 10:21am ET

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished down 1.33% for the month of May.

The best performing strategy for the month was dedicated short bias, which jumped 9.03%, but is still down 7.62% for the year.

The worst performing strategy in May was long/short equity, which was down 4.53%, but still positive for the year at 1.86%.

Year to date, distressed funds are performing best, with the index returning 4.71% thus far.

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