The Eurekahedge Report - October 2010


The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up for the third consecutive month with a 3.29%1 gain in September, bringing the year-to-date return to a healthy 5.02%. Global hedge funds have continuously outperformed underlying markets this year, with the average hedge fund beating the MSCI World Index by 5.1% year-to-date. September also saw strong asset flows, with the industry gaining US$15.6 billion through net allocations.

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

September  2010US$ billion
Allocation (Inflows) 26.59
Redemption (Outflows) -10.98
Net Asset Flows 15.61
Positive Performance (Growth) 25.95
Negative Performance (Decline) -1.65
Total 24.3
Overall Total 39.91


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1Based on 66.85% of the NAV for September 2010 as of 19 October 2010.

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