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Lyxor: Hedge Funds Should Outperform Traditional Assets In Tightening Environment

by finalternatives.com posted 2years ago 30914 views
Hedge funds were relatively resilient in an otherwise risk-off environment last week leading up to the Fed’s long-awaited first interest rate hike, according to Lyxor Asset Management’s most recent Weekly Brief.  The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index dipped 0.5% in the period between December 8 and December 15, 2015, giving up nearly all of the gains in the prior week.  Event Driven managers outperformed, gaining 0.2% and the sole positive member of Lyxor’s substrategies. Within the group, both Merger Arbitrage and Special Situations funds ending flat or slightly positive. Long/Short equity funds, meanwhile, also navigated the turmoil relatively well, as strategies...