The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished down 0.54% in August
New York, September 16, 2013 - The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished down 0.54% for the month of August.
Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. July, August and YTD 2013 performance numbers are listed below and are available at www.hedgeindex.com.
|Category||Aug 2013||Jul 2013||YTD 13|
|Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index||-0.54%||0.88%||4.03%|
|Dedicated Short Bias||0.03%||-5.74%||-17.36%|
|Equity Market Neutral||-1.72%||2.02%||3.00%|
| Risk Arbitrage||0.01%||0.99%||2.95%|
|Fixed Income Arbitrage||0.21%||0.38%||1.95%|
The following funds were dropped from the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in August: BBVA & Partners Equity Arbitrage Master Ltd., Henderson European Absolute Return Fund Limited, Matthes Capital Management, and Traxis Fund LP.
There were no funds added to the Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index in August.
The Credit Suisse family of hedge fund indexes includes:
1. The 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 Credit Suisse AllHedge Index, an investable index comprised of all 10 Credit Suisse AllHedge Strategy Indexes weighted according to the sector weights of the Broad Index.
3. The 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.
Additional information about the 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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