19.07.2013 - June redemptions turn hedge fund Q2 flows red, slowest 1H growth since 2009
Hedge fund investors withdrew an estimated $10.1 billion from the investment vehicles last month, according to a new report from eVestment out. The June redemptions turned hedge fund flows negative for the whole second quarter, to the tune of $4.3 billion, and flows for the first half of the year, at $1.7 billion, mark the second slowest rate of growth in the past ten years. It comes in behind only the first half of 2009, when jittery investors pulled their money in the wake of the financial crisis. Commodity funds had their best quarter of inflows in the last five, albeit with relatively flat flows. This is a marked improvement from the prior four quarters when about $4.0 billion was removed. We are always looking for potential trend shifts and this may be one...............................................Full Article: Source