Hedge fund performance snapshots are coming in, expanding investors’ view into the health of their absolute return portfolios.
Many investors, however, are most interested in understanding how the most prevalent strategy in the hedge fund industry – long/short equity – is performing. One indicator is the HFR Equity Hedge Index, which was down 9% so far this month through March 13.
Equity fundamental long/short managers finished February down 1.3%, according to Goldman Sachs, which is the largest prime broker in the hedge fund industry. For the year-to-date through February, these hedge funds . . .
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