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All six IndexIQ investable hedge fund replication indices negative in August

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All six of the indices in IndexIQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes recorded negative performance in August.

The month’s biggest loser was the IQ Hedge Long/Short Index which was down 3.95 per cent, followed by the IQ Hedge Event Driven Index (-1.98 per cent), the IQ Hedge Global Macro Index (-1.95 per cent) and the IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Index (-1.50 per cent).
 The IQ Merger Arbitrage Index recorded the smallest loss for the month at -0.17 per cent per cent, while the The IQ Hedge Market Neutral Index was down -0.58%.
Designed as investable benchmarks that replicate the performance characteristics of sophisticated hedge fund strategies, the IQ Hedge Indexes comprise the first family of investable benchmark indexes covering hedge fund replication/alternative beta strategies. 

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