Hedge funds in the U.S. had a great end to the third quarter, rising 1.58% for the month. This is the Absolute Return Composite's best monthly return since January 2012, when it was up 1.74%.
Globally, the HedgeFund Intelligence Composite gained 0.82% in September and is up 5.45% through the year.
Macro funds rebounded from three straight losing months to climb 3% in September. That pushed the strategy into positive territory for the year, with a gain of 2.99% in 2013.
Note: These indices were accurate as of October 9, 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 Indices
Median hedge fund returns by region
Absolute Return Indices (Americas hedge funds)
* total return
|MSCI World Index||5.00%||17.29%|
|Dow Jones Industrial Average||2.16%||15.46%|
|MSCI Europe Index||3.64%||14.72%|
|MSCI Pacific Free Index||7.83%||16.45%|
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