Merger Arbitrage holds ground as indices drop

The Merger Arbitrage Index gained 0.11 per cent as most of the HFRX indices lost ground in the week ended 28 June.


The worst performer was the Convertible Arbitrage Index, which lost -0.43 per cent, followed by the Event Driven Index, which lost -0.29%.


HFRX Indices performance June 22 to June 28





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-0.18%




HFRX Equally Weighted



-0.16%




HFRX Convertible Arbitrage Index



-0.43%




HFRX Distressed Securities Index



-0.24%




HFRX Equity Hedge Index



-0.15%




HFRX Equity Market Neutral Index



-0.14%




HFRX Event Driven Index



-0.29%




HFRX Macro Index



-0.04%




HFRX Merger Arbitrage Index



0.11%




HFRX Relative Value Arbitrage Index



-0.16%




HFRX Absolute Return Index



-0.17%




HFRX Market Directional Index



0.05%


HFRX Hedge Fund Indices are designed to be representative of the overall hedge fund universe and its major component strategies.

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