The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rose 2.61% in September, bringing its YTD returns to 16.1%. Managers attracted capital for the fifth consecutive month with net inflows of US$15.1 billion in September, bringing the current assets under management to US$1.43 trillion. The industry is on track to hit the US$1.5 trillion mark by year-end, with performance being positive (or flat at worst) on average for the rest of the year, irrespective of how the underlying markets fare.
|September 2009||US$ billion|
|Net Asset Flows||15.09|
|Positive Performance (growth)||20.32|
|Negative Performance (decline)||-1.62|
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1Based on 77.6% of the funds reporting their September 2009 returns as at 21 October 2009.
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