Few long/shorts avoid rout as markets turn ugly

Wed Jun 23, 2010

In an exceptionally volatile month for equity markets, returns from Europe's long/short funds were widely dispersed, with the median falling by 2.48% in Euro terms to take the YTD figure to -1.29%.

Two well-known contrarians came to the fore in May: Ignis Cartesian clocked up an 11.76% gain, taking YTD numbers to 6.44%, while Hugh Hendry's Eclectica was up 1.7% for May to leave YTD returns at 10.09%....

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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