Hedge Fund Performance

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 0.04% in August, a second consecutive month of positive returns following a 1.5% gain in July, even as the broader markets continued to plummet, as reflected in the 4.2% decline of the S&P 500. Hopes for a dovish pivot in monetary policy in early 2023 were dashed after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell reiterated the need to maintain tight monetary policy and avoid loosening policy too early as inflation remained stubbornly high at 8.3% in August.

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