Gross inflows of US$15 billion in April, up from US$12 billion1 and US$4 billion1 in March and February respectively. Net redemptions of US$25 billion, down from a monthly average of US$65 billion for the preceding six months, bringing industry assets to US$1.3 trillion. Hedge funds up 3.9% YTD, while the DJIA is down 6.9% as at end April.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
|April 2009||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||-25.1|
|Positive Performance (growth)||16.1|
|Negative Performance (decline)||-5.5|
1Compiled with approximately 70% of the reported data for each of the previous months.
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