March was generally a positive month for hedge funds, albeit with significant variation in individual managers’ returns.
February was a positive month for hedge funds, with positive alpha boosted by risk asset exposure.
The rebound in equity and credit benefitted some hedge funds but negatively affected Trend following strategies.
The turbulent environment for active management continued from October into November, with further losses across the hedge fund universe.
Hedge fund performance was extremely varied, with Managed Futures and Equity focused strategies struggling most.
Hedge funds continued to struggle to make much headway with quantitative strategies struggling again with reverting markets.
Man FRM provides a strategic outlook on global financial markets and broad hedge fund performance for the previous quarter.
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