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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds suffer outflows again in July but performance gains buoy AUM : hedge fund news, week 32

Monday, August 26, 2019

In the week ending August 23rd 2019, eVestment published data showing that hedge fund investors withdrew another $8.42 billion from the industry in July. However, positive performance has helped to keep industry assets above $3 trillion. Total industry AUM sits at $3,303bn as of the end of July. While in May hedge funds registered $800m inflows, the momentum turned already in June into redemption territory with $12.2 billion in outflows for that month.

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.62% in July, bringing its year-to-date return to 6.48%; CTA funds posted a 0.98% return in July 2019, according to the Barclay CTA Index, while the SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for August 2019 measured 3.41%, up from 2.69% in July.

In the meantime, Emerging Markets hedge funds ......................

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