Hedge funds declined 0.03% in April, beating indices

Tue May 8, 2012

The Global Composite is up 3.34% for the year.

April was a broadly negative month for hedge funds, with the HedgeFund Intelligence Global Composite Index down 0.03%. Hedge funds outperformed equity markets with the MSCI World Index (net) falling 1.14% for the month.

Emerging market equity funds were the best performers globally with a gain of 0.31% in April. With a year-to date return of 6.91%, this is the strategy's best return for this period since 2007, when it rose 8.41%.

Note: These indices were accurate as of May 8. For the most recent performance statistics, please click on the links in the table below to the individual databases. For a complete list of the top performing funds in each strategy, please visit the HedgeFund...


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