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Thursday, February 18, 2021

» Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index Returns 0.01% in January
News/Press Releases

SANTA MONICA, Calif., February 18, 2021 — The Wilshire Liquid Alternative IndexSM, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 0.01% in January, outperforming the -0.16% monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index family aims to deliver precise market measures for the performance of diversified liquid alternative investment strategies implemented through mutual fund structures, backed by a proprietary classification methodology.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

» Wilshire Funds Management Investment Strategy Update - 1/2021
Alternatives, Commentary

Global equities continued to stage a tremendous rally in the fourth quarter, benefiting primarily from optimism regarding the development and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine. Many investors have called the recovery in equities irrational, with the belief that equity prices appear to be detached from the real economy, but markets often trade ahead of the economy and earnings growth, and the current environment is no exception. The recovery in economic growth and corporate earnings is very much intact. While more recent observations of personal consumption and retail sales have shown some weakness, it is likely temporary due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases.

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