Opalesque Industry Update - IndexIQ, a leading developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, announced the performance of its proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes for December 2011. |
The IQ Hedge Global Macro Beta Index returned -0.75% in December, +5.74% in 2011 and the Fixed Income Arbitrage index +2.11% for the month and +0.42% in 2011. All other indices were negative in December and YTD.
Designed as investable benchmarks that replicate the performance characteristics of sophisticated hedge fund strategies, the IQ Hedge™ benchmark indexes were originally introduced on March 30, 2007, and have been calculating live since that date. IQ Hedge is the first family of investable benchmark indexes covering hedge fund replication/alternative beta strategies.
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