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UAIX Global up 0.41% in March, 1.59% year to date

Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - The UCITS Alternative Index March 2013 performance figures show that the UCITS Alternative Index Global gained 0.41% in March and is up 1.59% in 2013. The UCITS Alternative Index Funds of Funds gains 0.70% this month and is up 2.25% for the year. The best performing strategy index is the UAI CTA with gains of 1.12%. Event-Driven and FX are up 0.70% and 0.69%, edging out Long/Short Equity and Macro. Multi-Strategy and Fixed Income also post gains this month, as opposed to Commodities, Emerging Market and Equity Market Neutral. So far this year, the UAI Long/Short Equity is the best performing index with a 3.05% gain, outperforming the UAI CTA (+2.28%) and the UAI Emerging Markets (+1.75%).

UAI Blue Chip:

The UCITS Alternative Index Blue Chip gains 0.35% in March and is up 1.38% in 2013. The Index benefits from good performances from Emerging Markets, CTA, as well as Multi-Strategy funds. The average performance for Volatility and Equity Market Neutral funds lower the performance a bit.

UAIX Indices:

Almost all UAIX single strategy indices are up this month. The UAIX CTA (+1.27%) is the best performer, beating the UAIX FX (+1.12%) and the UAIX Macro (+0.77%). So far this year, the UAIX CTA is up 3.93%, while the UAIX Long/Short Equity and the UAIX Event-Driven are up 3.03% and 1.82%.

AUM and number of funds:

The total assets managed by single UCITS hedge funds increased to EUR 147 billion. Fixed Income and Multi-Strategy recorded the largest inflows this month. The UCITS Alternative Index is currently composed of more than 870 constituent UCITS hedge funds and funds of hedge funds.

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