With December performance numbers now in for just over
two-thirds of the funds that report to the EuroHedge database,
it is clear that the final month of the year provided a flat
end to a very challenging and tough year for the majority of
European hedge fund managers.
The EuroHedge Composite Index median return across all
investment strategies is currently showing a small provisional
loss of 0.06% for the month, giving a median return for the
calendar year of -2.7%.
Compared with the very high levels of dispersion seen
earlier in a year that has been marked by constantly changing
'risk-on/risk-off' sentiment in markets and clouded by