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Thursday, November 12, 2020

» Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index Falls -0.51% in October
News/Press Releases

SANTA MONICA, Calif., November 12, 2020—The Wilshire Liquid Alternative IndexSM, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -0.51% in October, underperforming the -0.22% 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.

Monday, October 26, 2020

» Wilshire Funds Management Investment Strategy Update - 10/2020
Alternatives, Commentary

Global equities have staged a tremendous rally on the coattails of global monetary and fiscal support, which have moved well ahead of earnings, thereby resulting in significant short-term multiple expansion. The rich valuations of global equities, particularly in the U.S., lends to a higher degree of market fragility in the near-term and indicates the need for corporate earnings to catch up to equity prices before we can expect to see any material upside in returns. Although the future remains somewhat clouded with economic and political uncertainty, the global economy exhibited signs of a strong economic recovery during the third quarter, particularly in the U.S. The combination of immediate and targeted action by the Fed, and an initial strong fiscal response by the U.S. government, supported a rapid recovery across most measures of economic activity in the U.S.


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