Monday, February 9, 2009
December Commodity Trading Advisor and Hedge Fund Performance
Commodity Trading Advisor performance for December as measured by the Barclay CTA Index averaged +1.24%. January's estimate based on the performance of the Barclay BTOP50 Index is -0.10%.
Hedge funds had a positive month in December reflected by gains in fourteen of our eighteen indices. The average return for the 2,443 hedge funds (ex. FoFs) that have so far reported a December return is +0.50%. The estimates for January, along with the number of funds reporting for each of our 18 sectors can be found at the link below. These indices are being continually updated as current returns for the underlying hedge funds are recorded into our system. As of this writing, 14 of 18 hedge fund sectors are showing positive returns for January.
Hedge Fund Indices Managed Futures Indices
From the February 2009 issue of Barclay's Insider Report. Accredited investors can subscribe to the full newsletter for free.
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