Greenwich Index Fall 1.13% In November

Dec 10 2008 | 2:21am ET

Another day, another hedge fund index bleeding red ink: This time, it’s the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index, which fell for the fifth straight month in November, leaving it down an estimated 16.11% for the year.

Based on preliminary results from Greenwich Alternative Investments, hedge funds shed 1.13% last month. Long/short equity funds lost 2.55% (down 22.42% year-to-date), specialty strategies lost 2.03% (down 25.84% YTD) and market-neutral funds lost 1.27% (down 12.56% YTD), while directional trading funds manages a 2.34% gain (up 8.42% YTD).

“Although hedge funds declined during the month of November, they did a better job on average of protecting investor capital than in prior months,” Greenwich AI’s Margaret Gilbert said. “While we are seeing further dislocations in fund that trade in less liquid securities, the majority of hedge fund strategy groups seem to have stabilized.”

Investable hedge funds were down 2.05% in November.


In Depth

Steinbrugge: Top 10 Hedge Fund Industry Trends for 2017

Jan 3 2017 | 9:03pm ET

Each year, Agecroft Partners' Don Steinbrugge predicts the top hedge fund industry...

Lifestyle

'Tis the Season: Wall Street Holiday Parties Back In Fashion

Dec 22 2016 | 9:23pm ET

Spending on Wall Street holiday parties has largely returned to pre-2008 levels...

Guest Contributor

DarcMatter: The Top Trends in Alternative Investments for 2017

Jan 13 2017 | 8:22pm ET

The $7 trillion alternative investments industry is poised for continued growth...

 

From the current issue of

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ordered The Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Goldman, Sachs & Co. to pay a $120 million penalty for attempted manipulation and false reporting of ISDAFIX Benchmark Rates, a global benchmark for interest rate products.