November was a subdued month for hedge funds, with the HedgeFund Intelligence Global Composite Index up 0.46%. Equity strategies in the U.S. continued to significantly trail their benchmarks, falling 0.14% against a gain of 0.58% for the S&P 500. Hedge funds globally remain far behind the double digit gains of stock indices.
Hedge fund strategies tracked by Americas-focused Absolute Return that rose for the month included event driven, Latin American equity and multistrategy. On a global basis, managed futures funds continued their downward spiral as the only strategy to suffer losses for the month, falling 0.34%.
Note: These indices were accurate as of Dec 11. 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 Intelligence database.
Absolute Return Indices
HedgeFund Intelligence Indices
Median Hedge Fund Returns by region
|MSCI World Index
|Dow Jones Industrial Average
|MSCI Europe Index
|MSCI Pacific Free Index
* total return
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