Steady returns in market-neutral/quant


Equity market-neutral funds delivered steady returns again in January, with the EuroHedge index for the strategy adding 0.67% on the month. Sector's CogniMetra fund performed strongly, adding 5.27%, while Concordia Capital gained 4.60%. The HiQ Invest Market Neutral Fund rose 6.32%, while the OKO Equity Hedge Fund added 4.42%.

Anaxis Sabre Style Arbitrage gained just over 4% on the month, while the IKOS Equity Hedge Fund netted 3.25%. Sector Healthcare gained 2.80%, while Abaco Financials Market Neutral gained 2.62%. Pioneer's Long/Short European Equity added 2.40%, while Marshall Wace gained 2.08% in its TOPS market-neutral strategy.

Brummer & Partners'