The return of Hedge Fund performance

HFR’s Global Hedge Fund Index returned +6.0% in 2017, the best annual result since 2013. Performance was positive across a wide range of alternative strategies.

  • Equity Hedge strategies which returned +10.0% in 2017
  • Market Neutral funds posted a decline of -0.72% in December, but gained +1.73% for the year
  • Relative Value Arbitrage fund returned +3.8% in 2017, the best performance since 2010, with gains in Global Credit, Yield Alternatives – Energy Infrastructure, Convertible and MBS strategies
  • The HFRX Macro Systematic Index gained +5.1% in December, the best annual performance since 2010