Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index increases 1.11% in September

Over all positive trends continue for most strategies. Long-Short Equity strategies produce highest returns. Futures managers slip making them the only losing strategy for the month and year. Long-Short Credit remains the top performing strategy.
 
 
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Oct. 3, 2012 - PRLog -- Stamford, CT, USA, October 3, 2012

Hedge Fund Strategy Highlights

•   Over all, positive trends continue for most strategies in September
•   Long-Short Equity strategies produce highest returns up 2.12% on average in the month
•   Futures managers slip -1.23% on average in September, making Managed Futures the only losing strategy for the month. This strategy is now down -0.19% Year-To-Date
•   Year-To-Date, Long-Short Credit remains the top performing strategy in 2012 up 8.64%


Strategy Index Flash Returns                September    YTD
                                 Return          Return
               
Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index     1.11%          4.73%
               
   Equity Market Neutral                     1.15%      2.65%
   Event-Driven                          1.88%      6.65%
   Arbitrage                           1.19%      7.83%
   Long-Short Equity                        2.12%      5.63%
   Futures                     -1.23%      -0.19%
   Macro                              0.71%      3.10%
   Long-Short Credit                     1.10%      8.64%
   Multi-Strategy                       0.04%      3.99%



The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index is one of the oldest benchmarks of the hedge fund universe.  Full Strategy and Regional results for September will be available in mid-October, once additional funds have submitted returns. Final Index results will be available on the third business day in November.  Past performance and indices construction rules for all Greenwich Hedge Fund Indices may be viewed at www.greenwichai.com.


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Greenwich Alternative Investments, LLC (and its affiliates) manages one of the world’s largest hedge fund databases and is among the oldest providers of hedge fund indices, asset management services, and research to institutional investors worldwide.


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