Investable indexes - January 2009

Final Performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was up 1.09% in January. Hedge funds showed signs of a rebound, finishing on a positive note despite US equity markets experiencing the worst January in recent history. Convertible arbitrage managers in particular posted positive performance, benefiting from improved credit markets and overall increased buying interest. Global macro managers also did well as market volatility created favourable trading opportunities. Overall, seven