New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds registered their third consecutive month of gains since the start of the year, with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 0.83% in March, outperforming the MSCI World Index which ended the month down 0.39%.
Key takeaways for the month of March 2015:
- Hedge funds posted their fifth consecutive month of positive returns – up 3.11% in Q1 2015, comparatively outperforming the 1.07% gain for the same period last year.
- Net asset flows during the month were marginally positive following strong inflows in
- February when investors allocated US$16.3 billion during the month.
- CTA/managed futures strategies lead with returns of 1.28%, bringing March year-to-date returns up to 4.96%.
Asia ex-Japan hedge funds are the top performers with gains of 2.10%, led by Greater China mandated funds which were up 5.17%. India focused managers registered their fourteenth consecutive winning month, returning 3.21% and outperforming the BSE Sensex Index by over 7%.
Editing by Alex Akesson
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