Sunday, May 08, 2011

Hedge Fund Report: April 2011

There is a trend to earlier and earlier reporting each month of the results of the various hedge fund indices. Credit Suisse, now has a "Core Hedge Fund Index" along the lines of the HFRX. It gained 1.44% in April:

Managed futures did particularly well, but they did particularly badly in March. HFRX reported qualitatively similar results:

However, they estimate that hedge funds only gained 0.47% in April. Preliminary HFRI results show generally stronger performance than both these indices, with an overall gain of 1.86%:

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