Preqin Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q1 2018

2018 started strongly for the hedge fund asset class, recording the 15th consecutive month of positive performance in January (+1.92%). However, many hedge funds were unable to capitalize on growing market volatility over the quarter and February saw losses of 0.92% as equity markets globally experienced large fluctuations. Furthermore, we continue to see investors looking to position themselves more defensively, with macro strategies particularly highly sought among those investors looking for funds over 2018.

  • 19/04/2018
  • HF

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