Nearly all the HFRX Indices lost ground in the week ended 17th May 2004, with only the Equity Market Neutral and Relative Value Arbitrage showing a small gain.
The Convertible Arbitrage and the Event Driven Indices showed largest drop.
HFRX Hedge Fund Indices Performance 4 May-11 May
HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index -0.51%
HFRX Convertible Arbitrage Index -0.74%
HFRX Distressed Securities Index -0.31%
HFRX Equity Hedge Index -0.59%
HFRX Equity Market Neutral Index 0.17%
HFRX Event Driven Index -0.80%
HFRX Macro Index -0.72%
HFRX Merger Arbitrage Index -0.56%
Relative Value Arbitrage Index -0.09%
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