The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.40%1 in May while the MSCI World Index was down 0.45%2 over the month. Total assets under management were up by US$3.06 billion during May – the sector witnessed net positive asset flows of US$4.59 billion while losing US$1.53 billion through performance-based losses. The total size of the industry now stands at US$1.88 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|May 2013||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||4.59|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||5.02|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-6.55|
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1Based on 67.46% of funds which have reported May 2013 returns as at 18 June 2013
2MSCI AC World Index All Core USD
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