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Mixed results for Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices in April


The Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices experienced mixed results in April with two of the six indices seeing positive returns, one remaining flat and the other three ending the month in negative territory.

The MV Western Europe L/S Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index was the top performer with a return of 1.20 per cent while the MV Global L/S Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index returned 0.35 per cent and the MV Asia (Developed) L/S Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index remained static.
The MV North America L/S Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index, MV Global Event L/S Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index and the MV Emerging Markets L/S Equity Hedge Fund Beta Index were all negative with returns of -1.08 per cent, -0.78 per cent and -0.26 per cent respectively.
Each index is constructed using transparent, liquid ETFs to produce hedge fund-style returns without hedge fund pricing, opaqueness and redemption restrictions.

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