The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down 0.23%1 in August while the MSCI World Index declined 2.26%2 over the month. Total assets under management decreased by US$6.3 billion during the month and the sector witnessed net negative asset flows of US$1.62 billion while also posting losses of US$4.67 billion from performance. The total size of the industry now stands at US$1.90 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|August 2013||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||-1.62|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||21.9|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-26.58|
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1Based on 45.07% of funds which have reported August 2013 returns as at 12 September 2013
2MSCI AC World Index All Core (USD)
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