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The Eurekahedge Report - August 2009

Introduction

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose 2.21% in July, bringing its YTD returns to 12% - the best year-to-July returns on record. Since the start of 2007, hedge funds returned 13% on average, compared to a 30% loss for the S&P 500. Assets under management rose for the third consecutive month in July, also marking the third straight month of net inflows into hedge funds, resulting in a nearly US$11 billion increase to US$1.35 trillion.


July 2009US$ billion
Allocation (Inflows)15
Redemption (Outflows)-12.9
Net Asset Flows 2.1
Positive Performance (growth)11.1
Negative Performance (decline)-2.6
Total 8.5
Overall Total10.6

 

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Footnote

1Based on 70% of the funds reporting their July 2009 returns as at 18 August 2009.



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