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Equity Driven Index takes the lead as indices gain ground

The Event Driven Index recorded a gain of 0.49% to lead the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 24 August.

The Merger Arbitrage Index took second place gaining 0.44%, followed closely by the Equity Hedge Index, which gained 0.42% over the week.

The Macro Index was the most sluggish performer this week, dropping -0.88%, followed by the Equity Market Neutral Index, which lost  -0.66% over the week.

HFRX Hedge Fund Indices Performance 18 August - 24 August

HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index

HFRX Convertible Arbitrage Index

HFRX Distressed Securities Index 

HFRX Equity Hedge Index

HFRX Equity Market Neutral Index

HFRX Event Driven Index

HFRX Macro Index

HFRX Merger Arbitrage Index

HFRX Relative Value Arbitrage Index

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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