The Credit Suisse LAB Liquid Indices posted negative performance in June according to Dr. Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse.|
Dr. Drachman noted: "The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index ("CSLAB"), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, generated negative performance in June, finishing down 0.58% for the month. Of the five LAB Liquid Indices, Event Driven saw the most significant decline, finishing down 1.43% as equity markets continued to fall amid uncertainty regarding Greek Debt." Drachman continued, "June also marked the three year anniversary of our Long/Short Liquid Index. Since its launch on June 1, 2008, the LAB Long/Short Liquid Index has tracked the benchmark Dow Jones Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Index with an overall correlation of 87% and an annualized return of 9.62% versus 9.34% for its benchmark through May."
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