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IndexIQ Hedge Composite Beta Index returned -0.45% in March (+1.05% YTD)

Friday, April 04, 2014
Opalesque Industry Update - IndexIQ, a leading developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, announces the performance of its proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes. The IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index returned -0.45% in March 2014 (+1.05% YTD), the IQ Hedge Global Macro Beta Index -0.87%, the IQ Hedge Long/Short Beta Index -0.22%, the IQ Hedge Event-Driven Beta Index -1.17%, the IQ Hedge Market Neutral Beta Index -0.35%, the IQ Hedge Emerging Markets Beta Index 0.89%, the IQ Hedge Fixed Income Arbitrage Beta Index -0.99%, and the

Designed as investable benchmarks that replicate the performance characteristics of sophisticated hedge fund strategies, the IQ HedgeTM benchmark indexes were originally introduced on March 30, 2007, and have been calculating live since that date. IQ Hedge is the first family of investable benchmark indexes covering hedge fund replication/alternative beta strategies.

www.indexiq.com

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