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The UCITS Alternative Indices showed mixed results this week

Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - The UCITS Alternative Indices showed mixed results this week with the UAI Blue Chip down -0.19%, giving back some of its gains from the previous week. Its month to date performance is now 0.06%. Emerging Markets is down -1.10%, while Event-Driven and Macro lose -0.44% and -0.43%. Long/Short Equity and Commodities add to the losses. On the positive side, Volatility is up 0.49% and Equity Market Neutral gains 0.27%. So far this year, the UAI Blue Chip is up 4.06%.

Four of the UAIX Indices were positive this week: the UAIX FX is up 0.23%, the UAIX Fixed Income Developed Markets is up 0.08%, while the UAIX Volatility and CTA are up 0.05% and 0.01%. The UAIX Long/Short Equity is down -0.69%. The UAIX Event-Driven and Emerging Markets are down respectively -0.61% and -0.60%, followed by the UAIX Commodities, down -0.50%. On year to date, the UAIX Fixed Income - Developed Markets and UAIX Fixed Income - Global perform best with progressions of 6.68% and 6.61%. The UAIX Emerging Markets is up 6.18% and the UAIX Volatility is up 5.94%.

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