Hedge Funds Performance

AR October performance roundup

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The Absolute Return Composite Index had an estimated median gain of 0.20% - the lowest it has been since February, but yet again (if only narrowly) in positive territory.

With the league table now finalized, a clear picture can now be painted of how hedge funds in the Americas performed during the month of October. The Absolute Return Composite Index had an estimated median gain of 0.20%, its lowest since February, but yet again (if only narrowly) in positive territory.

According to the Absolute Return indices, the Commodities median was up 0.44% - the only strategy to post a median higher than the previous month. Although around 40% of the funds reported negative returns, some of the best performing commodity funds were FCI Option Selling Strategies (up