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Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index ends January down -0.73%

Saturday, February 22, 2014
Opalesque Industry Update - The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index ended the month of January down -0.73%. The month saw different performance results for stocks versus bonds. Global equity markets dropped over doubts about the stability of some emerging market currencies but credit markets improved from a flight to quality. Equity markets as measured by the S&P500 were down -3.46%, the MSCI World, down -3.77% and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, down -6.60% in January, 2014. Credit markets as measured by the Barclay Aggregate Index were up 1.48%.

Global Hedge Fund Index Strategy Highlights

- Short-Biased equity funds were the best performing strategy in January posting a gain of +3.04%.
- Credit funds showed positive returns with Fixed Income Arbitrage up 1.05%, followed by Convertible Arbitrage up .93% and Long/Short Credit up 29%.
- Long/Short equity funds suffered along with the equity markets with value oriented funds down -1.45% and growth down -1.22%.
- Futures funds were the worst performing strategy down -1.67% resulting from the rapid market trend changes in January.

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