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The Emanagers Index declined by -0.29% in August (+1.97% YTD)

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:

Emerging manager hedge funds posted their second negative month since October 2012, according to an estimation based on the data of 208 funds listed in Opalesque Solutions' Emanagers database.

The Emanagers Total Index was down 0.29% last month, resulting in a year to date performance of +1.97%. The figure for July 2013 was adjusted to +0.97% (from +0.76%).

The Emanagers Hedge Fund Index lost 0.27% (+3.95% YTD), and the Emanagers CTA Index went down 0.32% (-1.77% YTD).

Meanwhile, the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index went down 0.33% in August (+3.16% YTD) and the Newedge CTA Index lost 1.75% (-1.73% YTD).

The MSCI World Index was down 2.09% (gross) and up 11.34% YTD, while the S&P500 index lost 3.13% and was up 14.5% YTD.

Emanagers Index’ charts, tables and methodology can be found here: www.emerging-managers.com/index-chart.html

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