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The main fund at Ken Griffin's Citadel is up 10% so far this year

Key Points
  • Ken Griffin's Wellington Fund is up 10% so far this year. 
  • Citadel's flagship fund is up 3.33% in April. The April performance is driven by equities, commodities, credit, and quant. 
  • Citadel Global Equities is up 2.61% in April and 5.62% so far this year. 
Ken Griffin speaking at the 2018 Delivering Alpha Conference in New York on July 18th, 2018. 
David A. Grogan | CNBC

Citadel's flagship Wellington Fund is up 10% so far this year, a source familiar with the returns told CNBC on Tuesday.

The fund was up 3.33% in April, driven by equities, commodities, credit, and quant strategies.

The Tactical Trading fund at the firm is up 3.03% for the month and 8.54% for the year, while Citadel Global Equities is up 2.61% in April and 5.62% so far this year.

Citadel manages more than $30 billion and is run by billionaire Ken Griffin. The was up 3.93% in April and is up more than 15% year to date.

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