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UCITS Hedge Fund Strategy Index up 0,93% in First Two Weeks of March

New York (HedgeCo.net) – The UCITS Hedge Fund Strategy Index gained 0,93% within the first two weeks in March 2010, every strategy except fixed income and market neutral were positive, Global macro not only being the most successful strategy in 2010 but also in March with gains of 2,85% so far.

The other most successful strategies in March are convertible (+1,75%), CTA (+1,70%) and L/S equity (+1,54%), the latter turning positive ytd for the first time.

The UCITS HFS Index Series is the first index family that tracks all UCITS funds using hedge fund strategies. The UCITS HFS Index Series includes all UCITS III funds that apply absolute return strategies, have more than 10 Million Euros of assets under management, offer at least weekly liquidity and have reported numbers for more than one month. Index tracking funds, long-only and 130/30 strategies are excluded.

The indices are calculated on every 5th, 10th and 15th business day and at the end of each month by the index calculator Structured Solutions AG.

There have been 8 UCITS hedge fund launches since January 2010.

Editing by Alex Akesson
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