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Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index up +0.36% (est) in January, 7th straight positive month

Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds rang in the new year with fresh gains as the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index (“GGHFI”) moved higher in January by 0.36%. This marked the 7th straight monthly gain for the GGHFI and new all-time highs for several Greenwich Indices.

Arbitrage and Event-Driven strategies were the biggest winners in January with Fixed Income Arbitrage Funds posting the best results according to early estimates. January was also a generally positive month for equity benchmarks - the S&P 500 Total Return (+2.37%), MSCI World Equity (+2.19%), and FTSE 100 (-0.63%) equity indices showed mostly positive results. 61% of constituent funds in the GGHFI ended the month with gains. Full report available: Source

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