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Hedge funds reduce market exposure, still underperform S&P500

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Hedge funds are reducing their market exposure in favor of emerging markets according to the latest hedge fund data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research. Hedge fund quarter to date returns are up +1.1%, still underperforming S&P500 index.

In terms of strategies, Equity Market Neutral and Equity Long Short funds performed the best, up 2.06% and 2.06%. Convertible Arbitrage performed the worst, falling 0.89%. Market Neutral funds reduced market e......................

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