The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished Up 0.42% in May
New York, June 17, 2013 - The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished up 0.42% for the month of May.
Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. April, May and YTD 2013 performance numbers are listed below and are available at www.hedgeindex.com.
|Category||May 2013||Apr 2013||YTD 13|
|Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index||0.42%||1.39%||5.43%|
|Dedicated Short Bias||-1.51%||-3.45%||-13.06%|
|Equity Market Neutral||0.40%||1.01%||2.15%|
| Risk Arbitrage||0.80%||0.65%||1.76%|
|Fixed Income Arbitrage||0.01%||0.34%||2.52%|
There were no funds dropped from or added to the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in May.
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 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.
3. 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.
4. 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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