The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 1.12%1 in May, while the MSCI World Index2 returned 1.87% over the month. Total assets under management increased by US$13.23 billion during the month – the sector witnessed performance based gains of US$11.15 billion while registering net asset inflows of US$2.08 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$2.11 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows
|May 2014||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||2.08|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||12.39|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-1.24|
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1Based on 49.90% of funds which have reported May 2014 returns as at 12 June 2014
2 MSCI AC World Index (Local)
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