Hedge Fund Index Performance
(http://hedgefundblogger.com) Pasted below is a recent hedge fund index performance chart showing which strategies are hurting most during this crisis:
The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was down 6.55% in September, according to Oliver Schupp, President of Credit Suisse Index Co., Inc.
Mr. Schupp said, “September was a difficult month for hedge funds across strategies, and the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index will finish down 6.55% for the month.” Mr. Schupp went on to say “Convertible Arbitrage was the worst performing sector, finishing down 12.26%, while Managed Futures was down only slightly for the month, losing 0.57%. Managed Futures continues to be the best performing sector, and is currently up 6.70% year to date.”
Performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index and its ten sub-strategies is calculated monthly. September, August and 2008 year-to-date returns for all categories are listed below and are available at HedgeIndex.com.