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Eurekahedge Hedge Fund index down 1.15% (est.) in May (+1.61% YTD)

Wednesday, June 08, 2011
Opalesque Industry Update - The Singapore-based data centre Eurekahedge reported today what other indices have been reporting this last week: its main hedge fund index lost 1.15% (est.) in May, following 10 positive months.

However, says Eurekahedge, managers in all regions outperformed their respective underlying market indices, as the MSCI World Index declined by 2.52% during the month.

Key highlights for May:

• Hedge funds in all regions outperformed underlying markets

• Net asset flows remained positive – US$4.7 billion of capital invested in hedge funds

• Net asset flows for first five months exceed US$100 billion

• Latin American managers deliver positive returns for May, up 0.65%

• Relative value hedge funds up for twelfth consecutive month, gaining 12.30% during this time

Full press release: Source

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