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UCITS Alternative Global Index up 1.64% in March (1.35% YTD)

Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update – Global Index performance in March is 1.64%. The performance of the UCITS Alternative Index Fund of Funds is 0.80%

In March, the UCITS Alternative Index Global is up 1.64% bringing its year to date performance to 1.35% while the Fund of Funds Index increased by 0.80% bringing its performance for the year to 0.54%.

The Emerging Markets and Long/Short Equity strategies are the best performing ones with 3.63% and 2.08% for the month. The Equity Market Neutral and Event Driven funds achieve the lowest results for the period with 0.47%. On a year to date basis, the Fixed Income Index is the best performing sector with 2.34% while the Commodities Index shows the worst return with -1.23%.

At the end of March the UCITS Alternative Index had more than 400 constituent funds totaling approximately EUR 70 billion assets under management.

Index Performance Summary Source.

About UCITS Alternative Index
The UCITS Alternative Index series is the industry's leading benchmark for the UCITS hedge funds universe. The series of indices tracks the performance of both global and strategy specific UCITS hedge funds. www.ucits-alternative.com


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