IndexIQ: May A Positive Month For Hedge Funds

Jun 5 2014 | 10:27am ET

Hedge funds rose across the board last month, according to a set of hedge fund replication indices.

IndexIQ’s IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index returned 0.97% in May, a month that saw all of the strategies tracked by the suite post gains. Event-driven was the best performer on the month, rising 1.99%, following by long/short at 1.42% and fixed-income arbitrage at 1.28%.

Market neutral added 0.41% in May, emerging markets 0.36% and global macro 0.32%.

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