Hedge Fund Performance Report – January 2018

Macro and Managed Futures Funds Soar to Begin 2018, Posting Returns Reminiscent of 2007/2008

Hedge funds returned an average of +2.59% in January 2018, the industry’s best monthly return since March 2016. The industry hasn’t had a negative month since October 2016, its longest positive streak since 2003/2004.

Key findings from this report include:

  • Hedge funds returned an average of +2.59% in January.
  • Macro and managed futures strategies posted gains in January reminiscent of levels last seen pre-Financial Crisis.
  • Long/short equity gains continued into January

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