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Key Trends in Global Hedge Funds (April 2021)

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 3.83% year-to-date as of February 2021, outperforming the underlying global equity market as represented by the MSCI ACWI IMI, which was up 2.73% over the same period. 2020 was a very challenging year for global hedge funds as economic and market conditions were particularly dire. Global equities took a huge beating, particularly in March 2020 when the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. The MSCI ACWI IMI declined a staggering 13.99% in March 2020, negatively impacting the performance of global hedge funds as they lost 6.35% during the month.

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