Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index NHX, gained an estimated 0.33% in September. Year-to-date, the NHX Composite index has gained 2.21%.
In terms of strategy attribution, the month was a mixed bag with CTAs underperforming other strategy groups, building on the losses seen in August.
Equity and fixed income strategies made solid gains of 0.90% and 0.56% respectively. Fixed income remains firmly in the top position as best performer for the year with gains of 5.81%.
Among indivudual names, Shepherd Power Series and Origo Quest 1 were the top performers for the month. A comment on Shepherd´s performance can be seen here, an article on Origo commenting the restructuring and consequent price gains of one of their core holdings, NKT, can be viewed here.
The full report including complete performance rankings can be accessed here: NHX Sept 2016
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