Hedge Funds Slide 1.66% In June

Jul 15 2013 | 10:13am ET

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished down 1.66% in June.

Dedicated short bias, equity market neutral and risk arbitrage funds were the only strategies to end the month in the black, adding 0.81%, 0.57% and 0.17%, respectively.

Managed futures funds were the biggest losers, shedding 5.42% in June, putting them down 3.59% year to date. Emerging markets funds lost 2.64% on the month (but are up 3.21% YTD), global macro funds were down 2.48% (but up 1.33% YTD) and event-driven funds were down 1.31% (but up 7.02% YTD).

Fixed-income arbitrage funds were down 1.14% in June (up 1.35% YTD), multi-strategy funds were down 0.74% (up 3.83% YTD), long/short equity funds were down 0.63% (up 7.01% YTD) and convertible arbitrage funds were down 0.33% (up 3.81% YTD),

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