North American Hedge Funds Hold Up Best Amid Equity Sell-Off: MSRupert Hargreaves
Morgan Stanley published its summary of August hedge fund data this week.
The figures show that on average, despite the global equity sell-off that occurred in late August, hedge funds around the world held up ok relative to equity markets. Indeed, based on Morgan's initial figures, the median return across all strategies was -1.8%. Long/short equity strategies show a loss of around 2.1%.
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