After its best 3-month period on record, the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index finished flat (0.2%1) in June, to end the first half of 2009 up a healthy 9.5%. Hedge funds attracted US$19 billion of fresh capital (gross) in June, marking their second consecutive month of net inflows of US$6 billion; hedge fund assets as at end-1H2009 stood at US$1.33 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|June 2009||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||6.2|
|Positive Performance (growth)||-0.8|
|Negative Performance (decline)||0.5|
1 Based on 74.7% of the funds reporting their returns in June 2009 as at 21 July 2009.
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