Opalesque Industry Update - The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 1.88% in October as optimism returned to the global economy and markets posted strong rallies. The MSCI World Index gained 8.65% amid moves to resolve the European debt crisis, as well as better than expected economic data from the US.|
Global markets are down 7.60% (October YTD), while the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index is down 3.05%. The asset weighted Mizuho-Eurekahedge Top 100 Index continues its strong run for the year and is now up an impressive 1.17% in 2011.
Key highlights for October: