CSFB Index down

The CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index is down 0.3% for March 2001 according to Roland Lorenzo, president and chief operating officer of Credit Suisse First Boston Tremont Index LLC. "Alternative investment strategies are providing investors with a safe harbour during stormy market conditions," said Lorenzo. "Hedge fund investors enjoyed smooth sailing compared with the harsh losses suffered by traditional, long-only portfolios."

The managed futures category returned 4.9% for March followed by th