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

May 2014

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

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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