The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 2.19% in August. Year-to-date performance as of August 2011 is down 3.80%.
The top performing strategies over the month were Lyxor L/S Equity Short Bias Index (+5.55%), Lyxor CTAs Short Term Index (+2.21%) and Lyxor Fixed Income Index (+0.26%).
The Lyxor Hedge Indices are investable, asset-weighted indices, designed to offer investors straightforward access to hedge fund performance. The indices are based on Lyxor’s managed account platform that covers all the major hedge fund strategies and benefits from a high level of transparency and risk control, while ensuring weekly liquidity. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index range comprises 17 indices ranging from global to mono-strategy or thematic indices. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index (Global Index) reflects the average performance of all 14 strategy indices, thereby offering direct exposure to the global hedge fund universe.