Prime Brokerage Global Hedge Fund Trends (J.P. Morgan)

May 2014

KEYWORDS: hedge funds, leverage, securities lending, Institutional Investors, Hedge Fund Research, risk management, Prime Brokerage, CBOE, Hedge Fund Performance, equity hedge funds, strategy, ETF, event driven, North America, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Asia Pacific, Emerging Markets, China

Authors:

Alessandra Tocco; Kenny King, CFA; Christopher M. Evans

Organizations:
  • J.P. Morgan

Summary:

April was a challenging month for equity hedge funds, which, in aggregate, were down -0.70%. Overall, hedge funds were down -0.17% in April, though global macro and event driven gained +0.11% and 0.10%, respectively.

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