The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 1.02%1 in July while the MSCI World Index was up 4.41%2 over the month. Total assets under management increased by nearly US$15 billion during the month – the sector witnessed net positive asset flows of US$4.98 billion while gaining US$10.07 billion through performance-based gains. The total size of the industry now stands at US$1.89 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|July 2013||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||4.98|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||12.81|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||2.74|
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1Based on 56.93% of funds which have reported July 2013 returns as at 15 August 2013
2MSCI AC World Index All Core (Local)
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