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UCITS Alternative Index Global up 1.81% in October bringing its YTD performance to -2.71%

Friday, November 04, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - The UCITS Alternative Index Global is up in October (1.81%) bringing its year to date performance to -2.71%. The Fund of Funds Index is up 0.10% reaching -3.99% this year. In October, all strategies are up, except for CTA and FX. Emerging Markets is the best performing strategy, up 6.12%, bringing its YTD performance to -6.29%. On year to date, all strategies are negative except for Commodities, which is up 0.85%. The Emerging Markets Index is the worst YTD performer, followed by the FX and CTA Indices.

The Blue Chip Index is up 0.48% in October, reaching -3.86% on YTD. Performances are shown in the table here: Source.

At the end of August 2011, the UCITS Alternative Index is composed of more than 797 constituent hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, totaling EUR 118 billion assets under management.

(press release)

About UCITS Alternative Index
The UCITS Alternative Index series is the industry's leading benchmark for the UCITS hedge funds universe. The series of indices track the performance of both global and strategy specific UCITS hedge funds. Index rules and statistics are accessible on the UCITS Alternative Index website UCITS Alternative Index is a registered trademark. Alix Capital is the exclusive Index Provider to the UCITS Alternative Index.


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