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Oct 2016 Hedge Fund Industry Performance Report
Hedge Funds Dip Negative in October
Key findings from this report include:
- Distressed hedge funds led the pack in October, returning +2.06%, bringing YTD performance to +9.96%. This is a far cry from the -7.76% return distressed hedge funds produced in 2015. In fact, this year, many distressed funds are producing returns north of 15%, but investor asset flows in 2015 and YTD 2016 for the strategy have been negative.
- After a difficult start to 2016, emerging market funds have been on a roll since March. Brazil-focused funds were a stand-out, delivering +6.74% in October and +46.18% YTD. This is a sharp contrast to the -32.72% performance Brazil-focused funds turned in last year.
- Latin American-domiciled funds also turned in some impressive results in October, producing +3.40% returns, bringing YTD returns to +27.13%.
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