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Scotiabank’s Canadian hedge fund index down 0.08% in May, up 7.93% year to date

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update -The Scotiabank Canadian Hedge Fund Index ended May 2013 down 0.08% on an asset weighted basis and gained 0.39% on an equal weighted basis. The aim of the Scotiabank Canadian Hedge Fund Index is to provide a comprehensive overview of the Canadian Hedge Fund universe. To achieve this, index returns are calculated using both an equal weighting and an asset-based weighting of the funds. The index includes both open and closed funds with a minimum AUM of C$15 million and at least a 12 month track record of returns, managed by Canadian-domiciled hedge fund managers.

The return for the asset weighted index index on a year to date basis is 7.93%, 4.36% on an equal weighted basis.

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