Mon, Jun 27, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

UAI Global up 0.53% for May, 2.34% year to date

Monday, June 03, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - The UCITS Alternative Index Global is up 0.53% in May and reaches 2.34% since the beginning of the year. The UCITS Alternative Index Funds of Funds performs positively for the fifth consecutive month with a 0.65% performance and is now up 2.25% for the year. All but two strategies are positive this month: the UAI Long/Short Equity posts its second-largest gains this year with 1.53% and is the best YTD performer at 4.77%.

The second best performing index in May is the UAI Event-Driven, up 1.07% (YTD 1.84%). The UAI Multi-Strategy gains 0.40% in May, making it the third best monthly performing index. With a decline of -1.36% in May the UAI CTA loses most of its April gains (up 1.81%). The UAI CTA is nonetheless the second best YTD performer with gains of 2.71%, outperforming the UAI Multi-Strategy's performance of 2.65%.

UAI Blue Chip: The UCITS Alternative Index Blue Chip is ends May with a positive performance of 0.62%. Long/Short Equity, Macro and Multi-Strategy funds contribute most to this gain. On a year to date basis, the UAI Blue Chip is up 2.49%.

UAIX Indices: Despite a general decline in the last week of May, most UAIX are positive this month. The UAIX Long/Short Equity performs best with a progression of 1.67%. The UAIX Event-Driven (up 0.96%) and the UAIX Macro (up 0.87%) are the next best performers this month. So far this year, the UAIX CTA gains 6.17%, while the UAIX Long/Short Equity is up 5.31% and the UAIX Event-Driven is up 3.98%.

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. Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds shrink as liquidations outpace new launches in Q1: hedge fund news, week 27[more]

    In the week ending 17 May, 2016, HFR said hedge fund liquidations declined narrowly to begin 2016 after rising sharply to conclude 2015, as investors positioned f

  2. Europe - Hedge funds keep powder dry over big Brexit bets, Hedge funds sense profit in Europe shock waves after Brexit vote, Soros warns Brexit may cause pound plunge worse than Black Wednesday, After Brexit: What will happen if Britain votes to leave the UK?[more]

    Hedge funds keep powder dry over big Brexit bets From FT.com: Hedge funds are shying away from big bets on Brexit, with many unwilling to risk further losses having already suffered a painful first half of the year. With the outcome of a UK vote on the country’s membership of the Europea

  3. News Briefs - ’Flash Boys’ get green light to launch stock exchange, Pimco says ‘storm is brewing’ in U.S. commercial real estate, Bankers get ready to rumble at Hedge Fund Fight Night, AIMA Australia celebrates 15th anniversary[more]

    ’Flash Boys’ get green light to launch stock exchange In an investing environment ruled by fast, the newest U.S. public stock exchange is banking on slow. Well, slower. IEX Group, which won Securities and Exchange Commission approval on Friday to go head-to-head with the New York Stock E

  4. Blackstone buys minority stake in New York-based credit hedge fund Marathon[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Blackstone Strategic Capital Holdings Fund, a vehicle managed by Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), has acquired a passive, minority interest in Marathon Asset Management, for an undisclosed sum. Based in New York,

  5. Investing - Soros, Druckenmiller among hedgies profiting in market plunge, Hedge funds were most bullish on bonds since 2004 before Brexit, Surprise Brexit vote unleashes scramble for dollars, High-yield hit on Brexit but no panic selling, Scientist turned hedge fund founder lured to pound, euro, Hedge fund avoids commodities, posts big gains[more]

    Soros, Druckenmiller among hedgies profiting in market plunge From HITC.com: Bullish positions in gold and volatility and well-timed short bets on China and emerging markets, among other areas, were some of the trades that benefited hedge funds on Friday as markets digested Britons' s