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Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index falls 0.25% in April (+4.17% YTD)

Friday, May 04, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index fell 0.25% (est.) in April 2012 (+4.17% YTD).

Hedge Fund Strategy Highlights

 Long-Short Credit funds lead all strategies, gaining 0.90%

 Long-Short Equity managers decline 0.75% on average, lagging other strategies

 Macro funds rebound from last month, gaining 84 bps

Source

 

Strategy Index Flash Returns

April 2012

Return

YTD Return

Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index

-0.25%

4.17%

Arbitrage

0.07%

3.84%

Equity Market Neutral

-0.47%

1.28%

Event-Driven

0.53%

5.47%

Futures

0.05%

-0.12%

Long-Short Credit

0.90%

4.75%

Long-Short Equity

-0.75%

6.17%

Macro

0.84%

2.63%

Multi-Strategy

-1.20%

3.28%

The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index is one of the oldest benchmarks of the hedge fund universe. Full Strategy, Regional, and Investable Index results for April will be available in mid-May, once additional funds have submitted returns. Final returns for April will be posted in early June. Past performance and indices construction rules for all Greenwich Hedge Fund Indices may be viewed at www.greenwichai.com.

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