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Hedge funds end 2015 down -2.01%

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:

Hedge funds had a rough 2015, capped by December's negative performance of -0.77% which brought overall year-end performance for the year down to -2.01%, according to the latest year-end performance data from eVestment.

Despite overall industry returns being negative in 2015, the distribution of returns across funds was nearly even in terms of the availability of positive vs. negative annual performance (49% positive, 51% negative). The average positive return was 8.12% and the average negative return was -9......................

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