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UCITS HFS Index gains 1.05% in first three weeks of April (+3.30% YTD)

Monday, April 26, 2010
Opalesque Industry Update - The HFS UCITS Index continues its positive trend in the third week of April at exactly the same pace of week two. With an additional gain of again 0,13% the intra-month performance now stands at a total of 1,05% (by business day 15, April 23th 2010). The strategies outperforming the broad index the most in week three were Credit (+1,44%), Fixed Income (+0,78%) and Global Macro (+0,69%). The only strategy taking a loss this week was CTA (-0,31%), the worst performing strategy in 2010 so far.

Month to date the best performing strategies remain Credit (+3,67%) and Global Macro (+2,66%), therefore being able to maintain their top positions in the UCITS HFS Index in 2010. The other top strategies in April so far are - like last week - Convertible (+1,77%) and Event Driven (+1,76%). Market Neutral made a noteworthy comeback and turned positive again in April (+0,42). Year to date the UCITS HFS Index gained 3,30% so far and looks likely to continue its positive trend. Corporate website: www.ucitsindex.com

- FG

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