The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down 0.13%1 in April, while the MSCI World Index2 returned a flat 0.08% over the month. Total assets under management increased by US$10.09 billion during the month – the sector witnessed performance-based gains of US$0.58 billion while registering net asset inflows of US$9.51 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$2.09 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows
|April 2014||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||9.51|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||1.44|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-0.86|
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1Based on 57.26% of funds which have reported April 2014 returns as at 15 May 2014
2 MSCI AC World Index (Local)
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