The HedgeFund Intelligence Global Composite dropped 0.31% in August, but remains up 4.42% for the year.
Hedge funds in the U.S. were about flat for the month, falling 0.23%. Half of the 16 strategies tracked by the Absolute Return database were profitable for the month, with technology, fixed income, and commodities funds in front.
Macro funds suffered their third straight losing month, dropping 1.23% for August. The strategy is also one of a handful in the database that is down for the year, with a drop of 0.34%.
Note: These indices were accurate as of September 10th, and are subject to change. 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.
HedgeFund Intelligence IndicesMedian hedge fund returns by region
Absolute Return Indices (Americas hedge funds)
* total return
|MSCI World Index||-2.13%||11.71%|
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||-4.45%||13.02%|
|MSCI Europe Index||-1.45%||10.69%|
|MSCI Pacific Free Index||-1.39%||8.00%|
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