Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Managed Futures Gain 1.32% in July; Barclay BTOP50 Index Adds 1.95%
FAIRFIELD, Iowa, August 16, 2011– Managed futures gained 1.32% in July according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. Year-to-date, the Barclay CTA Index is down 0.67%.
“A counter-intuitive bond market rally that flew in the face of rating downgrade concerns may have puzzled many traders, but trend-following CTAs were largely able to profit from the move,” says Sol Waksman, founder and President of BarclayHedge.Read the entire Managed Futures Press Release by clicking here.
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