EuroHedge index up 0.81% after a better month

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European hedge funds generally exploited the buoyant markets in April to good effect.

The EuroHedge Composite was up by 0.81% on a median basis and by 1.21% on a mean basis – although YTD returns for the index are still fairly anaemic, at 1.83% and 1.95% respectively.

The best performer by a margin was managed futures, reversing the poor performance in March with a median return of 3.88% and a mean return of 4.39%.

European equity, macro, global equity, credit, currency, event-driven, mixed arbitrage and multi-strategy, emerging-market debt and emerging-market equity all posted good