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The Eurekahedge Report – April 2013

Introduction

Hedge funds posted positive returns in March, amid divergent trends in global markets. The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund index was up 0.69%1 while the MSCI World Index was up 1.76%2 over the month. Total assets under management were up by US$9.19 billion during March and the sector witnessed net positive asset flows of US$2.20 billion along with profits of US$6.99 billion through performance-based gains. The total size of the industry now stands at US$1.83 trillion.

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

March 2013US$ billion
Allocation (Inflows) 15.18
Redemption (Outflows) -12.98
Net Asset Flows 2.2
Positive Performance (Growth) 15.8
Negative Performance (Decline) -8.81
Total 6.99
Overall Total 9.19

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Footnote

1Based on 58.89% of funds which have reported March 2013 returns as at 15 April 2013

2MSCI AC World Index All Core USD



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