Monday, 22 December 2014
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Mar 6 2014 | 9:47am ET
Hedge funds posted broad gains last month, according to a set of industry beta indices.
All six of the Market Vectors Index Solutions Hedge Fund Beta Indices gained ground last month, although none did as well as the broader markets, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index ending February at a record high.
North America long/short equity funds did best, rising 2.58% in February. Global long/short equity funds returned 2.39%, emerging markets long/short equity funds 2.15%, Western Europe long/short equity funds 1.6%, developed Asia long/short equity funds 1.38% and global event long/short equity funds 1.22%.
The MVIS indices use exchange-traded fund to replicate hedge fund industry returns.
Dec 1 2014 | 10:21am ET
As 2014 winds down, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services executives took some time to share their outlook on trends facing the industry in 2015. Read more…
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