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Hedge funds on pace to double 2012 returns, long/short equity leads strategies - eVestment

Friday, May 10, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: - Hedge funds are on pace to double 2012 returns after +1.04% gains in April and +4.6% through the first 4 months of 2013, according to new data from eVestment. Long/short equity funds, the industry group with the highest investor redemptions in 2012, are the best performing large group in 2013 and on pace to return over 20%, which would represent their best returns in a decade.

In commodities, the sharp price declines from gold and silver mid-month may have hurt funds with dedicated precious metals exposure, but outside of a select g......................

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