News Digest: Hedge funds rebound in July amid equities rally

August 8, 2022

News Digest:

Hedge funds, on average, gained 2.89% in July, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index, with the bulk of the rebound following a testing second quarter linked to a surge in global equities.

For the first seven months of this year, hedge funds delivered a negative return of 6.95%, but outperformed the S&P 500 Total Return Index that was down 12.58% for the same period.



Hedge fund strategies performing well in July outnumbered their loss-making counterparts by better than two to one, with the Technology Index and Healthcare & Biotechnology Index gaining 11.44% and 4.3%, respectively.



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