The RBC Hedge 250 Index had a net return of -2.41 per cent in August., bringing the year-to-date return of the Index to -1.45 per cent.
These returns are estimated and will be finalised by the middle of next month. The return for July 2011 has been finalised at 0.34 per cent.
The RBC Hedge 250 Index is a non-investable benchmark of the performance of the hedge fund industry. The Index operates in accordance with a unique construction methodology. The Universe on which the Index is based currently consists of 4,177 hedge funds (excludes funds of hedge funds) with aggregate assets under management of USD1.054 trillion.