Best Performing Hedge Fund Sectors of 2009 (YTD)

The best performing hedge fund sectors for YTD (through June 30, 2009):

#1. Latin America (LATAM) +26.05%
#2. Convertible Arbitrage +21.48%
#3. Distressed +17.16%
#4. Multiple Arbitrage +16.20%

Source: Hennessee Group

Interestingly, only the top 3 hedge fund strategies above even beat the NASDAQ's 16.36% return YTD.

Overall, the index is up 11.74% through the first half of the year, beating all the major US equity indeces, except for the NASDAQ.

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