Tuesday, October 8, 2013


August 2013 Hedge Fund and CTA Performance

Returns for hedge fund strategies were mixed in August with eleven of Barclay’s hedge fund indices losing ground while seven had gains. The average return for the 2,750 hedge funds (ex. FoFs) that have so far reported an August return is -0.61%. The Index has a positive return of 5.07% year to date. The estimates for September, 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, all 18 hedge fund sectors are showing positive returns for September.

Commodity Trading Advisor performance for August as measured by the Barclay CTA Index averaged -0.84%. September's estimate based on the performance of the Barclay BTOP50 Index is -0.14%.

Hedge Fund Indices Managed Futures Indices

From the October 2013 issue of Barclay's Insider Report. Accredited investors can subscribe to the full newsletter for free.

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