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Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta (“LAB”) Index up +1.34% in January

Friday, February 03, 2012

Dr. Jordan Drachman
Opalesque Industry Update - The Credit Suisse LAB Index was up 1.34% in January 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, finished up 1.34% in January. Four of the five sectors posted positive performance. Long/Short and Event Driven were the strongest performers, gaining 2.57% and 2.14% respectively. Meanwhile, Managed Futures was the lowest performing strategy, down 0.27% for the month.”

Performance for the LAB indices, research, performance, descriptions, statistics and downloadable price history can be found on the Credit Suisse Alternative Beta website, Source or on Bloomberg at .

(press release)

About LAB Indices The LAB series of indices seek to replicate the aggregate return profiles of hedge fund strategies using liquid, tradable instruments. LAB indices are priced daily and constructed using an objective and transparent rules-based methodology, making them ideal candidates for index-linked products. Full press release: Source
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