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HFI Global Composite Index up 1.55% in February (3.21%)

Friday, March 09, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds are now on two-month winning streak. The HedgeFund Intelligence Global Composite Index rose 1.55% in February (3.21% YTD). Once again, equity markets outperformed hedge funds, with the MSCI World Index (net) rising 4.88% for the month (10.15% YTD).

Emerging market equity funds were the best performers globally with a gain of 3.65%.

HedgeFund Intelligence Indices

Median Hedge Fund Returns by region

Region

Database
(click for full stats)

February

YTD

Asia

AsiaHedge

2.76%

4.56%

Europe

EuroHedge

1.28%

2.69%

U.S.

AR

1.49%

3.26%

UCITS

Absolute UCITS

1.29%

2.74%

Funds of Funds

InvestHedge

1.15%

2.44%

Global Composite

HedgeFund Intelligence

1.55%

3.21%

Global Benchmarks

Index

February

YTD

MSCI World Index

4.88%

10.15%

Dow Jones Industrial Average

2.53%

6.01%

S&P 500*

4.32%

9.00%

NASDAQ Composite

5.44%

13.89%

MSCI Europe Index

4.30%

7.88%

MSCI Pacific Free Index

4.81%

11.58%

Barclays Aggregate Bond Index

-0.02%

0.86%

(press release)

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