The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down 0.48%1 in January, while the MSCI World Index2declined 3.74% over the month. Total assets under management decreased by US$4.00 billion during the month – the sector witnessed performance-based losses of US$5.92 billion while registering net asset flows of US$1.92 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$ 2.01 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows
|January 2014||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||1.92|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||25.43|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-31.35|
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1Based on 48.19% of funds which have reported January 2014 returns as at 13 February 2014
2MSCI AC World Index (USD)
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