Hedge Fund Performance Commentary

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down 0.57% in September 2020, outperforming the global equity market as represented by the MSCI ACWI (Local), which lost 2.71% over the same period. Global equities ended its five-month rally due to renewed concerns over new government restrictions to curb the increasing COVID-19 cases in Europe and the delay on new fiscal stimulus measures in the US Congress. In the US ahead of the upcoming presidential election, failure to reach a consensus over a new round of economic stimulus contributed to the weak performance of the equity market in the region. The tech-heavy NASDAQ and S&P 500 were down 5.16% and 4.10% during the month, respectively.

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