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As hedge fund returns slide, interest in equities grows

Friday, December 27, 2013

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

The investible Hedge Fund Composite Index is down 0.26% for month to date, underperforming S&P500 which was up 0.27%, according to the latest hedge fund monitor data from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research. Funds have taken their emerging markets exposure to a net short while increasing their equities exposure, buying both the S&P500 and the NASDAQ.

In terms of strategies, Equity Market Neutral funds have performed best, up 0.78%. CTA advisors perform......................

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