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IndexIQ Hedge Long/Short Beta Index up 2.23% in August (+6.94% YTD)

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - IndexIQ, a developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, today announced the performance of its proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes.

Designed as investable benchmarks that replicate the performance characteristics of sophisticated hedge fund strategies, the IQ Hedge™ benchmark indexes were originally introduced on March 30, 2007, and have been calculating live since that date. IQ Hedge is the first family of investable benchmark indexes covering hedge fund replication/alternative beta strategies.

For the period ended August 31, 2012, the returns for the indexes were as follows:

IQ HEDGE FUND REPLICATION - Beta Indexes


1 Month YTD 1 Year
IQ Hedge Global Macro Beta Index IQHGGMB 0.24% 6.92% 3.65%





IQ Hedge Long/Short Beta Index IQHGLSB 2.23% 6.94% 5.05%





IQ Hedge Event-Driven Beta Index IQHGEDB 0.30% 5.03% -0.03%





IQ Hedge Market Neutral Beta Index IQHGMNB 0.42% 1.00% -0.36%





IQ Hedge Emerging Markets Beta Index IQHGEMB -0.01% 2.56% -4.49%





IQ Hedge Fixed Income Arbitrage Beta Index IQHGFIB 0.82% 7.01% 10.04%





IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index IQHGCOB 0.67% 4.93% 2.29%

(press release)

About IndexIQ
IndexIQ is a leading issuer of index-based liquid alternative solutions focused on absolute return, real asset and international strategies. IndexIQ solutions are offered as ETFs, Mutual Funds & Separate Accounts. IndexIQ’s philosophy is to democratize investment management by making innovative alternative investment strategies available to investors in low cost, liquid and transparent products.* IndexIQ strategies are marketed through the company’s proprietary investment products and select partnerships with leading global financial institutions. Additional information about the company and its products can be found at www.IndexIQ.com.

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