Friday, June 12, 2009


April Commodity Trading Advisor and Hedge Fund Performance

Commodity Trading Advisor performance for April as measured by the Barclay CTA Index averaged -0.72%. May's estimate based on the performance of the Barclay BTOP50 Index is 1.34%.

Hedge funds had a positive month in April reflected by gaines in sixteen of our eighteen indices. The average return for the 2,524 hedge funds (ex. FoFs) that have so far reported an April return is 4.21%. The estimates for May, 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, 18 of 18 hedge fund sectors are showing positive returns for May.

Hedge Fund Indices Managed Futures Indices

From the June 2009 issue of Barclay's Insider Report. Accredited investors can subscribe to the full newsletter for free.

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