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Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark returns 0.14% in September (1.64% YTD)

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds have recovered from negative performance in August, with the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark returning 0.14% in September 2018.

- Credit strategies have enjoyed another month of positive returns (0.49%). Credit strategies are the only top-level strategy that have posted returns for every month in 2018, pushing year-to-date returns to 3.46%.

- Hedge funds denominated in BRL returned 0.55% in September. This was the only major currency benchmark to see gains this month, bringing 12-month returns to 6.07%.

- Hedge funds focused on emerging markets struggled this month (-0.08%). This leaves the benchmark with yearto-date losses of 1.15%, a stark contrast from September 2017 when the benchmark was generating year-to-date returns of 12.81%.

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