eVestment: 80% of Hedge Funds in positive territory for 2017

After two tough years, it looks like the hedge fund industry will post its best return since 2013. 80% of hedge funds are in positive territory and the eVestment aggregate index reached +7.12% YTD. With the exception of commodities and FX, all primary strategies are positive year-to-date.

October figures for some of the strategies:

  • CTA & Managed Futures had a very good October month: +3.76%
  • Large Macro funds +2.14%
  • Long/Short Equity +1.11%
  • China-focused hedge funds +3.64%