Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Barclay CTA Index Down 0.68% in August; Equity Rally Reversal Creates CTA Losses
FAIRFIELD, Iowa, September 17, 2013 — Managed futures lost 0.68% in August according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is down 2.41% year to date.
“Many CTAs were long equity indices and got hurt in August as fears of military intervention in Syria and uncertainty over Fed tapering had a negative impact on prices,” says Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge.
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