The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished Up 1.48% in December
NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013
NEW YORK, Jan.15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund
Index (the "Broad Index") finished up 1.48% for the month of December.
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Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated
monthly. December, November and 2012 performance numbers are listed below and
are available at www.hedgeindex.com.
Index Dec-12 Nov-12 2012
Broad Index 1.48% 0.64% 7.67%
Convertible Arbitrage 1.38% 0.22% 7.82%
Dedicated Short Bias -2.95% -0.43% -20.39%
Emerging Markets 2.38% 1.10% 10.28%
Equity Market Neutral 0.86% 0.39% 0.85%
Event Driven 1.98% 0.30% 10.63%
Distressed 1.91% 0.26% 11.77%
Event Driven Multi-Strategy 2.01% 0.31% 10.14%
Risk Arbitrage 1.51% 1.05% 2.82%
Fixed Income Arbitrage 0.68% 0.48% 11.04%
Global Macro 1.27% 0.72% 4.58%
Long/Short Equity 1.58% 0.73% 8.21%
Managed Futures 1.08% 0.58% -2.93%
Multi-Strategy 1.37% 1.00% 11.19%
The following funds were dropped from the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund
Index in December: Alphabet Fund, AlphaGen RhoCas Fund, Clarium Capital Ltd.,
Kapstream Absolute Return Income Fund, and Martin Currie China Hedge Fund L.P.
There were no funds added to the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in
The Dow Jones Credit Suisse family of hedge fund indexes includes:
1.The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, an asset-weighted benchmark
that seeks to measure hedge fund performance and provide the most accurate
representation of the hedge fund universe.
2.The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index, an investable,
asset-weighted hedge fund index that seeks to provide broad representation
of the liquid, investable hedge fund universe with limited platform bias.
The index reflects the performance of managed accounts and other regulated
fund structures sourced from across a range of platforms.
3.The Dow Jones Credit Suisse AllHedge Index, an investable index comprised
of all 10 Dow Jones Credit Suisse AllHedge Strategy Indexes weighted
according to the sector weights of the Broad Index.
4.The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Blue Chip Hedge Fund Index, an investable
index comprised of 60 of the largest funds across the 10 style-based
sectors in the Broad Index.
5.The Dow Jones Credit Suisse LEA Hedge Fund Index, an asset-weighted,
composite index which provides insight into three specific regions of the
emerging markets hedge fund universe (Latin America, EEMEA (Emerging
Europe, Middle East and Africa) and Asia).
Additional information about the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes --
including research, fund performance and constituent fund information -- can
be found at http://www.hedgeindex.com.
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