Strategy focus: Equities stage a late rally in December

Mon Feb 2, 2009




Not even a late rally could save long/short equity funds in 2008. In a recessionary year, unprecedented in both the failures of financial institutions and in government intervention, long/short equity strategies lost a median 15%, according to the Absolute Return U.S. Equity Index. Global Equity lost a median 14.47%. It's the worst performance ever for equity strategies. 


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ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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