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eVestment: Hedge Funds Up In January

Hedge fund performance continued its positive performance in January 2018 with average returns of +2.59%, the industry’s best monthly return since March 2016 according to eVestment’s January 2018 Hedge Fund Performance report. Returns were the most broadly positive in nearly four years, with 81% of reporting hedge funds posting positive returns in for the month. Other interesting points in the report include: •             Macro hedge funds posted gains reminiscent of pre-Financial Crisis levels, with returns of +3.34% in January. •             Managed futures reported their highest returns since early 2008, with nearly 90% of showing positive numbers in January and average gains near 6%. •            ...