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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index offers insight into May hedge fund performance

Thursday, June 23, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Following the initial results published on June 15th, some key findings from the subsequent report include:

 The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index posted negative performance in May, finishing down -0.96%, with three out of ten strategies posting positive performance for the month.

 Dedicated Short Bias was the best performing sector in May. The strategy gained 2.20% as managers capitalized on negative momentum across the equity space.

 Long/Short Equity funds posted negative performance of -1.68% for the month, but still outperformed long-only benchmarks on both a relative and net exposure-adjusted basis.

 Managed Futures reversed from its positive performance in April when it posted a gain of 5.40% and fell in May posting a loss of -4.44% after a pullback in commodities.


To view the full report which includes an overview of May hedge fund performance, in-depth commentary on individual hedge fund sectors and hedge fund return dispersion statistics for each strategy, click here: Source

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