Nordic hedge funds little changed in August – CTAs in the red

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index NHX, was little changed in August posting a negative return of 0.08%. Year-to-date, the NHX Composite index has gained 1.89%.

The Nordic hedge fund universe continued to benefit from a risk seeking environment during the month with the only strategy group showing signficant losses being CTAs.

CTA strategies had a difficult period as a result of heightened volatility in commodity markets, energies in particular. The category lost an estimated 2.68% on the month. On they year, fixed income strategies remain in the driver´s seat having gained 5.27%.

The full report including complete performance rankings can be accessed here: NHX AUG 2016.

 

HedgeNordic this week published a special report for the HedgeNordic Special Report on Fixed Income Strategies.  You can view the  entire report, here: Fixed Income Strategies and Alternatives in a Zero-Interest Rate Environment

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Jonathan Furelid is editor and hedge fund analyst at HedgeNordic. Having a background allocating institutional portfolios of systematic strategies at CTA-specialist RPM Risk & Portfolio Management, Mr. Furelid’s focus areas include sytematic macro and CTAs. Jonathan can be reached at: jonathan@hedgenordic.com

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