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Newedge CTA Index jumps 1.28% in September (+6.08% YTD)

Monday, October 11, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - Newedge, a global brokerage, posted the monthly performance data for its suite of Hedge Fund Indices.

INDEX

Sep-10

YTD

Newedge CTA Index

1.28%

6.08%

Newedge AlternativeEdge Short Term Traders Index

-0.45%

1.54%

Newedge Volatility Trading Index

0.47%

-3.12%

Newedge Macro Trading Index

2.21%

4.59%

Newedge Macro Trading Index (Quantitative)

4.36%

9.49%

Newedge Macro Trading Index (Discretionary)

0.93%

2.12%

Newedge Commodity Trading Index

4.41%

2.85%

Newedge Commodity Trading Index (Trading)

4.33%

2.30%

Newedge Commodity Trading Index (Equity)

4.90%

5.41%

The Newedge CTA Index top performance for the month of September included:
· Chesapeake Capital (Diversified): est. +8.81 percent
· Campbell & Co (FME Large): est. +4.94 percent
· Millburn Ridgefield Corp (Diversified): est. +3.85 percent

The Newedge AlternativeEdge Short-Term Traders Index (STTI) top performers for the month of September included:
· Quest Capital (AlphaQuest Short-Term): est. +3.75 percent
· L1 Partners: est. +2.16 percent
· Rotella Capital (Orion): est. +1.57 percent
The Newedge CTA Index, which is equally weighted, calculates the daily rate of return for a pool of the largest CTAs that are willing to provide daily returns and are open to new investment.

The Newedge AlternativeEdge STTI is designed to track the daily performance of a portfolio of short-term, diversified CTAs who have less than a 10-day average holding period, are willing to provide daily returns and are open to new investment.

Newedge VTI is a performance measure for the volatility trading and arbitrage style within the hedge fund universe. It is an equally weighed portfolio of Volatility Trading & Arbitrage funds.

The Newedge CTI includes funds that utilize a variety of investment strategies to profit from price moves in commodity markets. Managers may typically use either (i) a trading orientated approach, typically involving the trading of physical commodity products and/or of commodity derivative instruments in either directional or relative value strategies; Or (ii) Long short equity strategies focused on commodity related stocks.

The Newedge MTI includes global macro managers who typically employ top-down fundamental research to forecast the effect of global macroeconomic and political events on the valuation of financial instruments. These strategies may be either discretionary or systematic, and are frequently focused on a diversified basket of instruments.

(press release)

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