Five of IndexIQ’s family of six proprietary investible hedge fund replication and alternative beta indices recorded positive performance in November.
IQ Hedge Long/Short Beta Index led the way with a return of 1.82 per cent followed by IQ Hedge Event-Driven Beta Index (1.23 per cent), IQ Hedge Global Macro Beta Index (0.47 per cent), IQ Hedge Market Neutral Beta Index (0.21 per cent) and IQ Hedge Fixed Income Arbitrage Beta Index (0.07 per cent).
IQ Hedge Emerging Markets Beta Index was the only index to end the month in negative territory with a return of -0.31 per cent.
Designed as investable benchmarks that replicate the performance characteristics of sophisticated hedge fund strategies, the IQ Hedge benchmark indices were originally introduced on 30 March 2007, and have been calculating live since that date. IQ Hedge is the first family of investable benchmark indices covering hedge fund replication/alternative beta strategies.