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Hedge funds posted their best month since the financial crisis in April amid the torrid market rebound | Currency News | Financial and Business News
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Hedge funds posted their best month since the financial crisis in April amid the torrid market rebound | Currency News | Financial and Business News

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Hedge funds posted their best month in more than a decade as March's lows gave way to a resounding rally through April. Eurekahedge's Hedge Fund Index gained 3.7% last month, its biggest jump since May 2009. A combination of Federal Reserve action, risk-on attitude, and optimism toward COVID-19 vaccine trials pushed investors back into the stock market. Major US indexes posted their best month since 1987 and rallied out of bear market territory.  Nearly 80% of the index's members gained in April, with 10% of managers posting double-digit returns. Eurekahedge's North American Hedge Fund Index jumped 5.4%, while its European peer gained 3.5%. The index for Asia excluding Japan posted the biggest regional win with a 6.5% return, while the Japan-focus...