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Hedge funds end 2014 up 4.6%

Written by Staff with files from on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 2:23 pm

story_images_green_stock_tickerHedge funds closed the final month of the year in positive territory. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.25% in December, while the MSCI World Index finished the month down 0.8%.

In 2014 as a whole, hedge funds were up 4.57%, falling behind underlying markets as the MSCI World Index returned 6.79% over the same period. Roughly 18% of the fund managers have posted double-digit returns in 2014, down from 35% in 2013.

Here are some key findings for December 2014:

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