Investable indexes: August 2011 returns


Dow Jones
The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index fell 2.77% in August, although three out of 10 sectors posted positive performance. Overall, the index outperformed global equities by more than five percentage points with dedicated short bias delivering the strongest performance, gaining 6.96% as short positions across equity markets proved profitable amidst broad market downturns. The strategy has been on a winning run since May. Managed futures was up 1.24% and global macro gained 0.54% a