The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 1.30%1 in August, while the MSCI World Index2gained 2.48% over the month. Total assets under management increased by US$12.7 billion during the month as the sector witnessed performance-based gains of US$12.9 billion while registering net asset outflows of US$0.2 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$2.14 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows
|August 2014||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||-0.15|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||14.4|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-2.42|
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