The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up for the third consecutive month with a 3.29%1 gain in September, bringing the year-to-date return to a healthy 5.02%. Global hedge funds have continuously outperformed underlying markets this year, with the average hedge fund beating the MSCI World Index by 5.1% year-to-date. September also saw strong asset flows, with the industry gaining US$15.6 billion through net allocations.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|September 2010||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||15.61|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||25.95|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-1.65|
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1Based on 66.85% of the NAV for September 2010 as of 19 October 2010.
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