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UCITS Alternative Index global up 0.14% in February, 1.17% year to date

Monday, March 04, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - The February performance figures for the UCITS Alternative Index Global revealed gains of 0.14% in February, up 1.17% in 2013. The UCITS Alternative Index Funds of Funds does slightly better with a progression of 0.23% and 1.54% for the year. The two best performing strategy indices are the UAI FX and the UAI Long/Short Equity, up respectively 0.56% and 0.40%. They are followed by the UAI Equity Market Neutral and the UAI Emerging Markets (up 0.25% and 0.23%). On the negative side, the UAI CTA loses -0.80%, while the UAI Commodities retraces by -0.40%. With 2.39%, the UAI Long/Short Equity is the best performing strategy index since the beginning of the year.

UAI Blue Chip:
The UCITS Alternative Index Blue Chip declines by -0.15% in February and retraces back to 1.03% for the year. The UAI Blue Chip suffered from losses in its Emerging Markets, Equity and Macro components, only partially offset by gains in its Multi-Strategy, FX and Commodities strategies.

UAIX Indices:
The UAIX indices display mixed results this month. The UAIX Long/Short Equity and the UAIX Multi-Strategy are the best performers with 0.44% and 0.30%. The UAIX Fixed Income Developed Markets rise by 0.09%, while the UAIX Fixed Income Global is up 0.01%. The UAIX CTA, best performer last month, is flat in February. On a year to date basis, the UAIX CTA is up 2.63%, followed by the UAIX Long/Short Equity, up 2.13%, and the UAIX Emerging Markets, up 1.65%.

AUM and number of funds:
In February 2013, the total assets managed by single UCITS hedge funds increased to EUR 143 billion. Fixed Income and Equity funds record the largest inflows. The UCITS Alternative Index is currently composed of more than 870 constituent UCITS hedge funds and funds of hedge funds.

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