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Barclay Hedge Fund Indices

The Barclay Hedge Fund Indices are recalculated and updated real-time on this page as soon as the monthly returns for the underlying funds are recorded. The number of funds that are currently included in the calculations for the most recent month can be found in the footnotes below.

Please note that the calculation for each index as well as the number of funds included in the calculation is time-stamped. The number of funds included in the calculation will continue to increase until all funds categorized within the sector have reported monthly returns. For a more complete description on each of the indices including the complete historical data set, please click on the names of the individual indices below.


Barclay Hedge Fund Indices December
Number of
funds reporting†
YTD through
December †
Barclay Hedge Fund Index 1.30% 2253 10.54%
Hedge Fund Industry Money Under Management    
Convertible Arbitrage Index -0.21% 10 2.63%
Distressed Securities Index 1.97% 29 4.05%
Emerging Markets Index 1.72% 315 18.73%
Equity Long Bias Index 1.40% 337 14.12%
Equity Long/Short Index 0.94% 336 8.57%
Equity Market Neutral Index 0.13% 86 2.96%
European Equities Index 0.39% 85 8.26%
Event Driven Index 2.05% 94 8.41%
Fixed Income Arbitrage Index -0.55% 18 3.85%
Fund of Funds Index 0.65% 360 6.18%
Global Macro Index 0.57% 114 3.94%
Healthcare & Biotechnology Index 1.82% 29 20.02%
Merger Arbitrage Index 0.69% 37 4.65%
Multi Strategy Index 1.00% 71 5.94%
Pacific Rim Equities Index 1.75% 26 16.12%
Technology Index 0.95% 19 23.98%
†Estimated performance for December 2017, number of funds included and YTD calculated with reported data as of January-19-2018 11:25 US CST

Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future trading results. The funds represent speculative investments and involve a high degree of risk. An investor could lose all or a substantial portion of his or her investment.


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