Hedge Fund Monthly Update – October 2013 (UBS)

November 2013

KEYWORDS: Equity markets, Macro, MSCI, Hedge Fund Research, DJ UBS Commodity Index, hedged equity, alternative investment, CTA, global macro, commodities, gold, event driven, fixed income, Australia, Japan, credit hedge funds, Asian Hedge Funds, prime broker, securities lending, European Union, capital formation, Emerging Markets, Prime Brokerage, managed futures, Hedge Fund Performance, long/short equity

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UBS

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  • UBS

Summary:
Another strong month for equity markets US-related headlines dominated financial markets again in October. Global equity markets looked past the partial US government shutdown and debt ceiling debate, correctly assuming a deal would be worked out. When a deal was struck, equity markets rallied and the MSCI World returned +3.9%, with Europe the strongest performing region (MSCI Euro +5.7%).

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