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Preqin's hedge fund indexes average -0.15% in April, +1.13% YTD

Thursday, May 22, 2014
Opalesque Industry Update - The hedge fund industry has had another month of negative returns after the worst start to the year since 2008. This marks the third month of the year so far where the industry has failed to add gains, posting -0.15% returns on average through April 2014 following returns of -0.17% in March and 1.23% over the first quarter. Below are the notable top and bottom strategies for performance throughout April:

- Top Performing Hedge Fund Strategy in April - Event Driven (0.60%)
- Worst Performing Hedge Fund Strategy in April - Long/Short (-0.42%)
- Top Performing Hedge Fund Market in April - Developed Markets (0.92%)
- Worst Performing Hedge Fund Market in April - Asia-Pacific (-0.57%)

Preqin's factsheet: www.preqin.com/docs/reports/Hedge_Funds_Apr_14.pdf

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