The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.98%1 in December, while the MSCI World Index2 gained 1.67% over the month. Total assets under management decreased by US$3.73 billion during the month – the sector witnessed net negative asset flows of US$8.6 billion while registering performance-based gains of US$4.9 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$2.0 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows
|December 2013||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||-8.6|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||7.34|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-2.42|
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1Based on 58.83% of funds which have reported Deember 2013 returns as at 16 January 2014
2 MSCI AC World Index (USD)
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