The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down 0.35%1 in March, while the MSCI World Index2returned a flat 0.04% over the month. Total assets under management increased by US$7.12 billion during the month – the sector witnessed performance-based losses of US$0.97 billion while registering net asset inflows of US$8.09 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$2.07 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows
|March 2014||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||8.09|
|Positive Performance (Growth)||3.31|
|Negative Performance (Decline)||-4.28|
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1Based on 47.06% of funds which have reported March-2014 returns as at 11-Apr-2014
2 MSCI AC World Index (Local)
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