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Credit Suisse survey finds investors more confident in risk assets: hedge fund news, Week Ten

Saturday, March 09, 2013

In the week ending March 08, 2013, the Morningstar MSCI Composite Hedge Fund Index reported returns of 1.9% in January; The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained 0.14% in February (+2.67% YTD); The HFRU Composite Index was up 0.66% (+1.53% YTD); The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index gained 0.43% (+2.50% YTD); The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index returned +0.55% (+2.43% YTD); The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.5% (1.73% YTD); The IndexIQ Hedge Global Macro Beta Index grew 0.35% (-1.53% YTD); And the UCITS Alternative Index global rose 0.14% (+1.17% YTD).

Data provider eVestment reported that Latin American hedge funds had outperformed their rivals and were up 7.29% in 2012 and 1.16% in January 2013 despite regional risks and outflows; eVestment also said that overall returns of hedge funds were positive in February as the industry gained 0.28% for the month (+6.87% YTD); calculations by LCH Investments showed that small hedge funds made more money for investors last year compared to their bigger rivals; and according to the latest GAM Insight, February continued to be choppy across many hedge fund asset classes.

Stephen Mandel's Lone Pine Capital was said to have delivered the biggest gains in 2012 by returning $4.6bn to investors. In February, David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital gained 0.3% (3.6% YTD); William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital ended the month virtually flat at 0.1% gains; Man Group’s fund of hedge fund arm FRM ......................

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