Credit Suisse/Tremont Index Flat in June
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Hedge funds tracked by the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index gave a little back in June, but the month's 0.11% decline was a far cry from May's 1.3% loss. Oliver Schupp, president of the index, pointed to a rise in intra-month volatility among worldwide equity markets as May...
Emerging Markets, Long/Short Equity Bloom in April
Hedge funds in the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index posted another strong month of returns as the index gained 2.2% in April, building on March's 1.82% growth and putting the index up 7.8% year-to-date. Emerging markets managers enjoyed the biggest bounce of the month, with a 3.82% return following 1.37%...
Managed Futures Lead Index Gains in March
The warming weather, along with rising commodities prices, coaxed growth in managers' portfolios as managed futures strategies proved the most fertile ground for hedge fund returns in both the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index and the FTSE Hedge Global Index.
Hedge Funds Held Their Own in February
Hedge funds held their own in February, but yielded little in the way of substantial returns in the last month.
January Jump for CSFB/Tremont Hedge Index
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Solid December performance led to great January numbers for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index, which posted a 3.23% increase for the month in what was the highest monthly return since August 2000, according to President Oliver Schupp. All but one of the ten sub-strategies included in the...
Tremont Index Up in November
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--More proof that October's poor returns were a blip on the hedge fund radar arrived [on December 15] when Credit Suisse First Boston/Tremont released figures showing its hedge fund index was up 1.48% in November, totally reversing October's 1.46% loss. Emerging markets and long/short equity managers led the...
Emerging Markets Emerge on Top for September
Hedge funds in the CSFB/Tremont index had a good September in general, posting an overall return of 1.63%. For the year, the index is up 5.9%.
Dedicated Short Bias Leads CSFB/Tremont in February
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--The CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index showed a positive return of 1.43% for February, with the dedicated-short category leading all strategies with a return of 3.4%. It was the second straight strong month for short-biased managers, who turned in a 6.9% performance in January and who now stand at...
Short-Sellers Welcome January Thaw, While CTA Performance Is Put on Ice
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Dedicated short-bias funds took investors by surprise posting a gain of 6.96% in January, according to the CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index. At the same time, managed futures strategies gave up 5.39% after putting up healthy performance figures in recent months. Last month's index results show the strategies at...
CSFB/Tremont Introduces Investable Sector Indexes
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--CSFB/Tremont* Index LLC launched 10 investable hedge fund indexes corresponding to the strategy components of the benchmark. An investable version of the overall index was started last year. Managers have been added to each sector to expand and deepen its coverage. Due to that, "An investor can use...