05 Jan 2018 The return of Hedge Fund performance
HFR’s Global Hedge Fund Index returned +6.0% in 2017, the best annual result since 2013. Performance was positive across a wide range of alternative strategies.
- Equity Hedge strategies which returned +10.0% in 2017
- Market Neutral funds posted a decline of -0.72% in December, but gained +1.73% for the year
- Relative Value Arbitrage fund returned +3.8% in 2017, the best performance since 2010, with gains in Global Credit, Yield Alternatives – Energy Infrastructure, Convertible and MBS strategies
- The HFRX Macro Systematic Index gained +5.1% in December, the best annual performance since 2010