The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.75% in October as the hedge fund industry rebounded. Year-to-date performance as of October 2011 is down 5.85%.
The top performing strategies over the month were Lyxor L/S Equity Long Bias Index (+5.59%), Lyxor Special Situations Index (+3.76%) and Lyxor Fixed Income Arbitrage Index (+2.91%).
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.