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Lyxor Hedge Fund Index Slips 1.1% On CTA, Macro Weakness

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After several weeks of gains, hedge funds slipped last week on the back of negative performance within the CTA and Macro strategy buckets, according to new data from Lyxor Asset Management.  The company’s widely-followed Lyxor Hedge Fund Index fell 1.1% for the week through April 18, Lyxor said in it latest Weekly Brief, leaving the measure up 0.5% so far this year. The U.K.’s announcement of a snap general election translated into trend reversals across UK assets while funds experienced higher risk aversion in Europe ahead of the French presidential election. Both CTAs and Macro Managers, which were down -1.4%...