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eVestment: hedge funds see 9th consecutive month of gains

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

The hedge fund industry returned an average +1.21% in July 2017, bringing year-to-date (YTD) returns to +4.77%, according to the just-released July 2017 eVestment Hedge Fund Performance Report. July marked the ninth consecutive month of positive aggregate industry returns.

Event Driven-Activist funds were top performers among primary strategies, returning +1.67% in July, bringing YTD returns to a healthy +7.29%. Equity-focused funds were also strong performers, returning +1.66% in July and +7.28% YTD.

Emerging Markets funds are also going gangbusters. India-focused funds conti......................

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