CTAs fly as early indications show EuroHedge index up 0.9% in July

Thu Aug 9, 2012

Early indications show that July was a strong month for European hedge funds across a wide range of strategy areas, with the provisional median return for the EuroHedge Composite Index standing at just under 1% for the month.

However, with only around 40% of all funds in the EuroHedge database having yet reported their July numbers, this is clearly a very preliminary estimate – and the likelihood is that the final number could be somewhat different, and quite possibly lower.

In the case of July that is all the more probable due to the fact that managed futures funds – which tend to be among the earliest to report – were generally among the biggest beneficiaries of the market conditions in July, with many CTAs posting very punchy returns in a month that marked a complete contrast with their widespread and heavy losses in June.

Although the preliminary medians for other strategies –...

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