Sunday, October 10, 2010

Hedge Funds: Preliminary Performance for September 2010

Preliminary performance figures for HFRI show an overall gain of 3.37% for hedge funds in September, which is very strong:

There was strength across most styles apart from short bias, of course, as the MSCI World stock index rose 9.6% for the month. HFRX though shows quite different results, but it is based on a smaller sample of funds:

Overall gain was 1.72%. Macro and Systematic Diversified had negative performances according to HFRX but strongly positive performances according to HFRI.

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