Wednesday, 23 July 2014
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Dec 15 2009 | 12:14pm ET
Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index Confirms Positive Performance in November, Up 2.11% for the Month and Up 17.53% YTD.
Hedge funds gained 2.11% in November, bringing year-to-date performance to 17.53%, according final numbers for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index. Managed Futures and Global Macro led the performance among sectors, returning 4.94% and 3.52%, respectively, in November.
“Gains were largely due to long equity and metal positions as well as due to bearish views on the U.S. Dollar,” said Oliver Schupp, president of Credit Suisse Index Co. “On the other hand, as equity markets rallied, Dedicated Short posted losses of 2.99% and was the only sector to finish the month in negative territory."
Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index
Dedicated Short Bias
Equity Market Neutral
Event Driven Multi-Strat
Fixed Income Arbitrage
S&P 500 TRI Index*
Dow Jones World Index*
*Total Return Indices
The following funds are no longer reporting to the Broad Index: SSI Long/Short Equity Market Neutral and Weavering Macro Fixed Income Fund Ltd.
The Broad Index is constructed using the Credit Suisse/Tremont database of more than 5,000 hedge funds. It includes both open and closed funds located in the U.S. and offshore, but does not include fund of funds. In order to qualify for inclusion in the index selection universe, a fund must have a minimum of US$50 million in assets under management, a 12-month track record, and audited financial statements.
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