Monday, September 16, 2013


Barclay Hedge Fund Index Down 0.54% in August; Uncertainty Triggers Global Equities Sell-Off

FAIRFIELD, Iowa, September 16, 2013 — Hedge funds lost 0.54% in August, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index has a positive return of 5.22% year to date.

“Uncertainty over the Fed’s tapering timeline and possible US military intervention in Syria were primary drivers of an August global equities sell-off,” says Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge. “The MSCI World Index was down 2.1 percent at month-end.”

Read the entire Hedge Fund Press Release by clicking here.

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