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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index -1.36% in June

Friday, July 15, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - Despite negative markets in June, hedge funds were able to attract new assets, with an estimated $5.6 billion flowing into the space during the month.

Oliver Schupp, President of Credit Suisse Index Co., LLC, said, "The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index fell 1.36% in June, with eight out of ten sectors posting negative performance for the month. Managed Futures continued to experience trading losses, falling -3.07%. Conversely, the Dedicated Short Bias strategy, which includes funds aiming to capitalize on deteriorating stock prices, was the best performing sector for the month, finishing up 1.57%." Schupp continued, "Despite overall negative performance, the industry continued to see inflows with an estimated $5.6 billion in assets entering the space in June. New inflows now total $33.3 billion year-to-date. We currently estimate overall industry assets have fallen to $1.81 trillion."

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