Preqin Hedge Fund Performance Update: July 2017

Preqin Hedge Fund Performance Update: July 2017

Hedge funds generated gains in July 2017 of 1.15%, continuing a streak of nine consecutive months of positive returns. This has helped the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark post returns of 5.93% for 2017 YTD and 9.63% for the past 12 months.

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All top-level strategies produced positive returns for July 2017, with equity strategies in particular continuing a strong year, returning 1.66%, the highest return of any of its counterparts.

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Emerging markets-focused funds were the top performers in terms of geographic region, returning 2.63%, helping to bring the 2017 year-to-date cumulative return fi gure to 10.09%. In addition, this has been closely followed by Asia-Pacific-focused funds which have generated 9.38% over this period.

CTAs recovered well in July (+0.99%) having struggled in June losing 0.89%. This improved performance was predominately driven by discretionary CTAs which performed notably well, returning 1.65% over the month of July.

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