The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.03%1 in August, while the MSCI World Index2 was up 0.48% over the month. Total assets under management increased by US$0.04 billion during August as the sector witnessed performance-based increases of US$1.44 billion while registering net asset outflows of US$1.40 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$ 2.26 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|August 2016||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||-1.40|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||4.05|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-2.61|
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