Investable indexes: August 2010 returns

Dow Jones Credit Suisse
The Dow Jones Credit Suisse hedge fund index was up 0.23% in August and has put in a postive 2.46% year-to-date (YTD). Most strategies were up for the month with dedicated short bias funds the stand-out performers with a return of 5.15%. Managed futures funds were not far behind, returning 4.87% for August after a disappointing July. Convertible arbitrage up 1.35%, fixed income arbitrage rising 1.24% and global macro funds putting in a positive 1.48% all performed well. YT

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