Oct 15, 2013
Hedge funds bounced back in September with the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index gaining +1.64% along with equity markets as measured by the S&P500, up +3.1%, MSCI World, up +4.8% and FTSE 100, up +0.8%.
Aug 14, 2013
Hedge funds reversed June losses in July returning +1.18%. Positive earnings reports and improved economic indicators pushed equity markets up. All but 3 strategies in the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Indices returned positive results. 72% funds up.
Aug 05, 2013
The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index gained +1.15% in July based on preliminary estimates benefiting from the global equity market rally. Long-Short Equity was the top performer with Futures and Long-Short Credit down on the month.
Jul 12, 2013
Hedge funds faced a tough environment in June losing an average -1.45%. This was the first negative month for the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index since October 2012. Distressed Securities continued the best performing hedge fund strategy this year.
Jun 17, 2013
Hedge funds posted another month of growth in May, rising 0.5% on average. Distressed Securities was once again the strongest performing strategy, gaining 3.0%. Equity markets were mixed during the month, as the S&P 500 TR up and MSCI World down.
Jun 05, 2013
Hedge funds had mixed results in May with nearly a perfect 50/50 split between gainers and losers. Over all, the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index showed modest growth of +0.49% in preliminary May results.
May 13, 2013
Hedge funds were up 0.8% in April posting fourth straight month of growth in April. Distressed Securities managers led all strategies. Regionally, Asia’s developed markets also had a strong month. 66% of constituents reported positive performance.
May 03, 2013
Hedge funds continued to improve through April, adding +0.97% during the month on average, and bringing the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index YTD performance up to +4.54%. All primary strategies reported gains for April.
Apr 10, 2013
Hedge funds are off to a good start in 2013 adding +1.18% on average in March and closing out the first quarter of 2013 up +3.86%. US equity markets lead the world. Two-thirds of all constituent funds reported positive gains for March.
Apr 03, 2013
Hedge funds are off to a good start for 2013 as the first quarter comes to a close.