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Convertible Arbitrage Index leads the field this week

The Convertible Arbitrage Index recorded a gain of 0.71% to lead the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 20 July.

The Merger Arbitrage Index took second place gaining 0.25%, followed by the Relative Value Arbitrage Index, which gained 0.13% over the week.

The Equity Hedge Index was the most sluggish performer for the second week in a row, dropping -0.32%, followed by the Event Driven Index, which lost  -0.11% over the week.

HFRX Hedge Fund Indices Performance 12 July - 20 July

HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index                   - 0.07%
HFRX Convertible Arbitrage Index                   0.71%
HFRX Distressed Securities Index                  -0.04%
HFRX Equity Hedge Index                              -0.32%
HFRX Equity Market Neutral Index                  0.00%
HFRX Event Driven Index                               -0.11%
HFRX Macro Index                                          -0.01%
HFRX Merger Arbitrage Index                          0.25%
HFRX Relative Value Arbitrage Index               0.13%

Background Note: The HFRX Indices provide investors with accurate reference for true Hedge Fund single Strategy performance on a daily basis. HFRX Hedge Fund Indices are designed to be representative of the overall hedge fund universe and its major component strategies. Construction of the Global Hedge Fund Index and each HFRX Strategy Index employs state-of-the-art quantitative techniques and qualitative analysis. HFRX Indices are calculated and owned by Hedge Fund Research, Inc. using its proprietary methodology.


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