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UCITS HFS Index takes hit at year end, down -0.76% in December 2015

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After two months of positive performance the UCITS HFS Index takes a hit and reports losses of -0.76% in December 2015. The broad index started negatively into the month, dropping -0.42% after the first week of trading. The negative trend accelerated in week two as the UCITS HFS Index had to take losses of -0.54%. Although the decline halted thereafter, meagre returns of 0.14% in week three and 0.06% in the last one-and-a-half weeks of the month were not enough to turn things around in order to end the month with a positive performance. Of all funds tracked only 28.61% reported gains in December 2015.chart_UCITS HFS Index_2015_12 Read More

UCITS HFS Index continues positive trend, up 0.26% in November 2015

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Albeit a slow-down the UCITS HFS Index continues its positive trend with gains of 0.26% in November 2015. The broad index got off on the right foot posting returns of 0.21% after the first week of trading. Things reversed in week two though as the UCITS HFS Index took losses of -0.32% and consequently turned negative from a month to date perspective. With week three nullifying the previous week’s losses by adding gains of 0.32% and week four adding another 0.05% to the monthly performance, a positive result was never in serious doubt. Of all funds tracked 63.64% reported gains in November 2015.
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UCITS HFS Index turns around, up 0.96% in October 2015

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After the recent draw-down the UCITS HFS Index turns around with gains of 0.96% in October 2015 to turn positive from a year to date perspective again. The broad index started great into the month, posting returns of 0.64% after the first full week of trading. The positive trend slowed down in week two as the UCITS HFS Index gained only 0.06%, before week three brought along additional gains of 0.31%. The last week of the month contributed the only loss of -0.06% which was not enough to affect the strong monthly result. Of all funds tracked 72.48% reported gains in October 2015.
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UCITS HFS Index continues shaky performance, down -0.71% in September 2015

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After a draw-down in August the UCITS HFS Index reports a loss of -0.71% in September 2015 due to ongoing market turmoil. The broad index started negatively into the month, dropping -0.19% after the first week of trading. The negative trend was halted in week two as the UCITS HFS Index gained 0.04%, before week three brought along another loss of -0.09%. The last week and a half of the month did the real damage though as losses of -0.47% reflected the market turmoil trickling through even to absolute return funds. Of all funds tracked only 28.53% reported gains in September 2015.
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UCITS HFS Index not completely immune to market shocks, down -1.28% in August 2015

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Market turbulences do not leave the UCITS HFS Index unscarred, which reports losses of -1.28% for August 2015. The broad index started only marginally negative into the month though, posting a loss of -0.02% after the first week of trading. The negative trend picked up speed in week two as the UCITS HFS Index lost 0.28%, before week three sealed its fate with a loss of -0.83%. The last week of the month could not soften the blow as it added additional losses of 0.15%. Of all funds tracked only 34.91% reported profits in August 2015.chart_UCITS HFS Index_2015_8 Read More

UCITS HFS Index turns around again, up 0.38% in July 2015

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After the first monthly loss this year in June 2015, the UCITS HFS Index turns around again in July and posts returns of 0.38%. The broad index started negatively into the month though, posting a loss of -0.10% after the first full week of trading. Things changed in week two as the UCITS HFS Index reported gains of 0.79%. Albeit week three and four reduced the monthly performance again due to losses incurred of -0.22% and -0.08% respectively, it was not enough to put the monthly performance at risk. Of all funds tracked 66.09% reported profits in July 2015.chart_UCITS HFS Index_2015_7  Read More

UCITS HFS Index slowly gains momentum, up 0.21% in May 2015

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After barely being positive in April 2015, the UCITS HFS Index slowly gains momentum in May and posts returns of 0.21%: the fifth positive monthly result in a row. The broad index started negatively into the month, posting a loss of -0.12% after the first full week of trading. Things turned around in week two and three though with returns of 0.07% and 0.29% respectively. The last week of the month did not change much as it brought along a marginal loss of -0.01%. Of all funds tracked 62.30% reported profits in May 2015.chart_UCITS HFS Index_2015_5 Read More

UCITS HFS Index barely positive, up 0.01% in April 2015

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The UCITS HFS Index slows down in April 2015, reporting gains of 0.01%: the fourth positive monthly result in a row.  The broad index started well into the month, posting returns of 0.81% after the first full week of trading. Results became erratic though, the second week bringing a loss of -0.37% while week three saw the UCITS HFS Index pull back 0.12% again. Due to a -0.55% loss in the last week of trading the monthly gains nearly vanished completely. Of all funds tracked 58.31% reported profits in April 2015.chart_UCITS HFS Index_2015_4

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UCITS HFS Index continues run, up 1.01% in February 2015

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After a good start into 2015 the UCITS HFS Index continues its positive run with gains of 1.01% in February 2015. The broad index started slowly into the month, posting returns of 0.13% after the first week of trading. Momentum slowly built with additional gains of 0.22% and 0.20% in week two and three respectively, culminating in the strongest weekly performance of 0.46% in last week of the month. Of all funds tracked 73.96% reported profits in February 2015.

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