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HFRI China Index Dominates Shanghai Composite

Asian hedge funds posted strong gains in 2017, with the HFRI China Index topping the Shanghai Composite Index by the widest margin in a calendar year since Index inception in 2008, according to the latest HFR Asian Hedge Fund Industry Report, released today by HFR®, the established global leader in the indexation, analysis and research of the global hedge fund industry. The HFRI China Index gained +31.1 percent in 2017 versus +6.6 percent for the Shanghai Composite. That strong outperformance carried over into January 2018, as the HFRI China Index vaulted +7.3 percent, versus the +5.3 percent return of the Shanghai...