Eurekahedge Says Hedge Funds Up 0.13% In January

Mar 12 2013 | 8:21am ET

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose 0.13% in January.

Most of the strategies covered by the data provider were up in January with the exceptions of CTA/managed futures, down 1.23%; and macro, down 0.17%.

The biggest winners on the month were distressed debt funds, up 0.71%; followed by event-driven strategies, up 0.66%; arbitrage funds, up 0.54%; long/short equities funds, up 0.52%; and relative value funds, up 0.43%.

Also in the black were fixed-income strategies, up 0.39%; and multi-strategy funds, up 0.22%.

In regional terms, only Eastern Europe and Russia funds were down in January, slipping 2.41%.

The strongest gains were posted by Japan funds, up 1.80%; followed by Asia ex-Japan funds, up 0.80%; European funds, up 0.54%; Latin American funds, up 0.48%; North American funds, up 0.43%; and emerging markets, up 0.30%.

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