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The Eurekahedge Report – May 2013

Introduction

Hedge funds posted positive returns in April, amid divergent trends in global markets. The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund index was up 0.87%1 while the MSCI World Index was up 2.02%2 over the month. Total assets under management were up by US$19.87 billion during April – the sector witnessed net positive asset flows of US$7.13 billion while witnessing profits of US$12.75 billion through performance-based gains. The total size of the industry now stands at US$1.87 trillion.

Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:

April 2013US$ billion
Allocation (Inflows) 18.78
Redemption (Outflows) -11.65
Net Asset Flows 7.13
Positive Performance (Growth) 14.91
Negative Performance (Decline) -2.16
Total 12.75
Overall Total 19.87

 

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Footnote

1Based on 56.02% of funds which have reported April 2013 returns as at 15 May 2013

2MSCI AC World Index All Core Local



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