IndexIQ: Hedge Funds Rise In July

Aug 3 2012 | 10:23am ET

Most hedge funds enjoyed gains in July, according to a suite of industry replication indices.

IndexIQ's IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index rose 1.34% last month and is up 4.23% on the year. The rising tide lifted all strategies tracked by IndexIQ in July save one: the IQ Hedge Market Neutral Beta Index fell slightly, 0.07%, on the month (up 0.58% year-to-date).

Global macro easily topped the charts last month, returning 3.28% (6.67% YTD), followed by event-driven (2.14% in July, 4.71% YTD). Long/short was up 1.31% (4.61% YTD), fixed-income arbitrage 0.84% (6.14% YTD) and emerging markets 0.56% *2.57% YTD).


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