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Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index up +2.62% in January, Led by Long-Short Strategies
All hedge fund strategies reported positive returns for January on average. Long-Short Equity managers led the way, posting a strong +3.66% on average. Long-Short Credit managers are next, returning +2.39%. Multi-strategy followed with +2.23%.
Hedge Fund Strategy Highlights
• All strategies reported positive returns for January on average, with 85% of reporting funds posting gains for the month
• Long-Short Equity managers led the way, posting a strong +3.66% on average
• Long-Short Credit managers are the next best performing strategy, returning +2.39% in January. Multi-strategy managers closely followed with a gain of +2.23%
• Futures managers broke out of their slump, reporting their best returns in six months with an average gain of +1.83% in January
Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index 2.62% 2.62%
Equity Market Neutral Index 1.56% 1.56%
Event-Driven Index 2.17% 2.17%
Arbitrage Index 1.16% 1.16%
Long-Short Equity Index 3.66% 3.66%
Futures Index 1.83% 1.83%
Macro Index 2.08% 2.08%
Long-Short Credit Index 2.39% 2.39%
Multi-Strategy Index 2.23% 2.23%
The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index is one of the oldest benchmarks of the hedge fund universe. Full Strategy and Regional results for January will be available in mid-February, once additional funds have submitted returns. Final Index results will be available on the third business day in March. Past performance and indices construction rules for all Greenwich Hedge Fund Indices may be viewed at www.greenwichai.com.
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