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Most strategies rebounded in July, managed futures, macro strategies remain negative - eVestment

Thursday, August 08, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Most hedge fund strategies rebounded in July from the June sell off, new data from eVestment shows that hedge funds rose an average of 1.2% in July and have returned an average of 4.5% through the first seven months of 2013. On an annualized basis the industry is on pace to return 7.8% in 2013, or 12.1% with Macro and Managed Futures strategies removed. The last three months have marked the worst stretch for Macro strategies since October 2008 and for Managed Futures one must go back to June 2004.

Credit strategies resumed their path upward in July with securitized credit funds again leading the way. Investor infl......................

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