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Credit strategies see the largest losses since September 2011 - eVestment

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

June saw sell offs in both equities and credit as investors reacted to comments from the US Federal Reserve, as well as Asian weakness. According to the latest hedge fund performance report from eVestment, credit strategies posted their largest monthly loss since September 2011 and in doing so gave an indication of the group’s exposure to large sharp moves in U.S. treasuries. Mortgage related strategies in particular had their worst month since late 2008, the peak of the financial crisis.

The report shows that hedge funds fell an average of -1.3% in......................

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