HFRI-I Liquid Alternative UCITS Indices: January 2022 Performance Notes

02/02/2022 Performance Notes

Driven by concerns about rising inflation and interest rate increases by US Federal Reserve, global financial markets declined in January to begin 2022. Global equity market declines were led by US equities, with steepest declines across Technology, Cyclicals and Healthcare, which were only partially offset by gains in Energy. US interest rates increased across all maturities with shorter dated yields rising relative to longer as the yield curve flattened, the US dollar gained against most currencies. Commodities gains were led by surges in Natural Gas & Oil, Aluminum led gains in Metals while Cotton and Soybeans led Agricultural gains.
The HFRI-I Liquid Alternative UCITS Index posted a decline of -0.97% in January.

HFRI-I Equity Hedge Index declined -1.15%
HFRI-I Event Driven Index declined -0.91%
HFRI-I Macro Index posted a decline of -0.92%
HFRI-I Relative Value Arbitrage Index declined -0.63%

Comments reference performance as of January 31, 2022.