Happy belated birthday to IndexIQ's
] IQ Alpha Hedge Strategy Fund
The no-load, open-end mutual fund product celebrated its five-year anniversary on June 30.
The fund, which made history as the first open-end hedge fund ever offered in the mutual fund category was designed as a core holding for investors, providing broad market exposure and also acting as a replacement for pricier, traditional hedge funds.
Since the fund's inception, liquid alternatives have become all the rage. Total assets in the U.S. alternative mutual funds an ETFs are now roughly $550 billion.
See the full press release, which includes charts and graphs, here
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