GLOBAL - Hedge funds have returned 1.34% during January, down slightly from the 1.36% return posted in December, according to global indices provider MSCI.
Over the same month equities – as measured by the MSCI World Equity index – could only manage a -3.1% return.
However, both equities and hedge funds were eclipsed by fixed income, with the MSCI World Sovereign Debt index increasing 1.43% during January.
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