Hedge Fund Monthly Update – October 2013 (UBS)

November 2013

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

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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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