The hedge fund industry experienced its strongest monthly gain in more than a decade in April, according to research provider HFR, which reported a gain in its composite index of 4.8% for the month.
The gains come as managers are positioned for the re-opening of global economies which have been shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hedge fund portfolio manager also had to navigate historic volatility in oil and commodity markets.
The strategies leading the surge were equity hedge, event-driven, energy/basic materials and activist strategies. The investable HFRI 500 . . .
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