Hedge Funds Up 3.82% With Net Inflows Of $60.7 Billion In 2014

hedge_funds_4New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are up 3.82% year-to-date, registering performance-based gains of $56.4 billion while witnessing net asset inflows of $60.7 billion in 2014, according to October’s issue of The Eurekahedge Report.

North American hedge funds and funds of hedge funds industry which currently stand at $1.42 trillion and $529.3 billion respectively.image003 (1)

Other highlights include:

  • Currently, assets under management of funds of hedge funds have recovered to $529.3 billion, an increase of $5.7 billion from December 2013.
  • India investing hedge funds continued to record strong gains, reporting their ninth consecutive month of positive returns – up 2.44% and 30.65% year-to-date.
  • Latin American managers suffered losses of 2.02% during the month, though outperforming the MSCI Latin America Index which fell 7.74%. The AUM of Latin America focused funds fell 4.50% in September.
  • Long/short equities, event driven, and macro funds reported the largest outflows during the month, with investors redeeming $3.3 billion, $2.3 billion and $2.0 billion respectively from the aforementioned strategies.
  • Asia ex-Japan focused funds were the only regional mandate reporting net asset inflows during the month. They have returned 6.66% as of September 2014 year-to-date and are on track to outperform their global peers.
  • CTA/managed futures hedge funds delivered the best returns among all strategies, up 2.47% in September and 6.54% year-to-date though investors have redeemed $11.5 billion from the strategy in 2014 alone.

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