The global hedge fund industry continued to post positive returns in April, once again outperforming the underlying markets. April was also the third consecutive month of net capital inflows as more investors look to hedge funds for consistent risk-adjusted returns. The Eurekahedge Global Hedge Fund Index was up 1.24% in the month with net inflows of US$1.8 billion, bringing the total size of the industry to US$1.53 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|April 2010||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||1.8|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||7.5|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-0.8|
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