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Hedge funds close December at 2010 highs - Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index +10.67%

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds, as measured by the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index (“GGHFI”), advanced for their 6th straight month in December to close 2010 at their highs for the year. All major Greenwich Hedge Fund strategy groups finished the year higher, with Event-Driven, Directional Trading, and Long-Short Equity managers posting the best returns. The GGHFI advanced 3.07% in December and finished the year with a gain of 10.67%. December was also a positive month for equity benchmarks - the S&P 500 Total Return (+6.68%), MSCI World Equity (+7.25%), and FTSE 100 (+6.72%) equity indices all ended the month higher. 87% of constituent funds in the GGHFI ended the month with gains.

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