Hedge funds started 2012 on a strong note, as the composite Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose 2.1%1 on the month. Rallying equity markets, on the back of a sharp increase in risk appetite, coupled with marked reversals across some other asset classes – such as commodities and currencies – were among the factors responsible for the month’s gains. Additionally, better than expected economic data coupled with easy monetary conditions (in the form of bond purchases) further improved investor sentiment during January. Total hedge fund assets under management climbed back above the US$1.72 trillion mark, through US$11.35 billion of performance based growth and US$3.66 billion of net asset inflows
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|January 2012||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||3.66|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||14.79|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-3.44|
The full report is accessible to paying subscribers only.
Subscribers may continue to login as usual to download the full report and non-subscribers may email firstname.lastname@example.org to enquire on how to obtain the full research report.
1 Based on 70.58% of funds which have reported January 2012 returns as at 20 February 2012.
Please login to read the rest of the article.
Not yet a member?
Registration is free and easy. Gain immediate access to Eurekahedge’s news and monthly reports.
|Product access||Free registration||Subscriber|
|Asset flow updates||✔||✔|
|Hedge fund performance commentary||✔||✔|
|Third party external articles||✔||✔|
|Billion Dollar/Manager interviews||✔||✔|
|Key trends report||✖||✔|
|The Eurekahedge Report||✖||✔|
|Top 10 tables||✖||✔|
|Index return matrix||✖||✔|
For further information on Eurekahedge online products, please contact our sales staff for a FREE demonstration:
Eurekahedge Research Data
Singapore +65 6212 0925
US: +1 646 380 1932