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Key Trends in North American Hedge Funds (August 2021)

The Eurekahedge North American Hedge Fund Index was up 11.34% year-to-date as of June 2021, driven by the strong performance of the underlying equity market as represented by the MSCI North America Index AC, which gained 14.68% over the same period. Covid-related mobility restrictions in most developed markets continued to be progressively relaxed as vaccination rates rise, providing support to the reopening of their economies. The swift rebound in economic activity led to higher inflation in some countries, most notably in the United States where in June, the US consumer price index increased by 5.4% year-on-year – the sharpest 12-month inflation spike since August 2008.

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