Hedge Fund Indices Paint Prettier Picture, Still Trail S&P

Nov 9 2006 | 12:58pm ET

Yet another pair of hedge fund indices show that, in spite of their best showing in months, hedge funds are still getting trounced by the broader markets in 2006.

The HedgeFund.net Hedge Fund Aggregate Average rose 1.74% last month, and is now up 8.34% on the year, while the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index rose 1.63% in October to hit 8.14% year-to-date. That’s in line with several other hedge fund indices that have released results over the past several days. And just like the other indices, they both trail the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, up 3.15% in October and 10.39% YTD.


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