The December returns for investable indexes Dow Jones Investable Indexes, Frontier Capital Multi Asset Platform Fund versus the indexes, Hedge Fund Research Indexes and Lyxor Alternative Index.
Survivorship bias is one of the biggest causes of grossly overstated hedge fund index performance. Considering the returns of surviving funds alone leads to a strong upward bias.
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Emerging markets and strategies focused on distressed securities and debt are the top strategy picks for 2011. Event driven and fixed income strategies are also a favourite among hedge fund managers.
Highly commended: Best performing emerging markets fund of hedge funds
Winner: Best performing diversified fund of hedge funds over one year and Hedge Funds Review fund of hedge funds of the year
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.