The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Indexwas up 0.09%1 in August, up 0.45% year-to-date. Total assets under management decreased by US$6.2 billion during the month as the sector witnessed a performance-based decrease of US$3.7 billion while registering net asset outflows of US$2.5 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$2.45 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|August 2018||US$ billion2|
|Net Asset Flows||-2.5|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||12.6|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-16.3|
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