Sun, Apr 26, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

UCITS Alternative Index up 0.29% over September, 0.98% year to date

Tuesday, October 02, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - The UCITS Alternative Index Global is up 0.29% in September and is now up 0.98% for the year. The UCITS Alternative Index Fund of Funds is up 0.11% and is still down -1.36% for the year. In September, 6 out of 11 strategies return positive performances.

The UAI Emerging Markets is the best performer and gains 1.78%. It is followed by the UAI Long/Short Equity and the UAI Fixed Income, up 0.64% and 0.56%. Meanwhile, the UAI Commodities is down -2.39% and the UAI CTA is down -0.98%. The UAI Volatility (-0.72%) and the UAI FX (-0.29%) are also down this month. So far this year, the UAI Fixed Income (up 3.77%) is the best performer. It is follow by the UAI Emerging Markets and the UAI Multi-Strategy up 2.67% and 1.69% respectively. The worst performing strategies are the UAI CTA and the UAI Commodities, down -1.85% and -1.74%.

UAI Blue Chip: The UAI Blue Chip is up 0.65% in September, which brings its year to date performance to 0.65%. Long/Short Equity and Emerging Markets are the main performance contributors of the Index this month. The main detractors to the Index performance are Commodities and Volatility.

UAIX Indices: 8 out of 11 UAIX are up this month. The UAIX Emerging Markets is up 1.32%, the UAIX Fixed Income is up 0.92% and the UAIX Multi-Strategy is up 0.87%. Since the beginning of the year, the UAIX Fixed Income is the best performer, up 6.03%. It is followed by the UAIX Volatility, up 5.50%, and the UAIX Emerging Markets, up 5.29%.

AUM and number of funds: The total assets managed by UCITS hedge funds remain unchanged this month at EUR 134 billion. At the end of September 2012, the UCITS Alternative Index is composed of more than 890 UCITS hedge funds and funds of hedge funds.

Press release

bc

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. U.S. does not want hedge funds to invest in offshore re-insurers for tax purposes[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday introduced a new rule aimed at limiting hedge funds’ ability to reduce their tax bills by investing in insurance companies in offshore tax havens. As a general rule, the U.S. tax laws does not allow hedge funds to use off

  2. Ruling: Hedge funds suing Argentina can have access to bond offering details[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa in Manhattan ruled yesterday that hedge funds are entitled to details of a recent bond offering by Buenos Aires, reports

  3. Hedge funds looking to continue their rally in Q2[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds finished the first quarter on a strong note and are looking to continue the rally in the second quarter, said Lyxor Asset Management in its Weekly Brief. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index is up 0.4% over the week

  4. Hedge funds down -0.17% in March (+1.23%YTD)[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The hedge fund industry produced an aggregate return of –0.17% in March to end Q1 2015 up 1.23%, compared to the S&P 500 which increased 0.96%, according to the latest data from eVestment. Hedge fund performance returns were mixed in March amid increased equity

  5. Fund managers express concern of overvaluation in both equity and bond markets[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: According to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey, investors see growing overvaluations in both

 

banner