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Global hedge fund industry AUM stood at $2.336tn as of December 2018: Eurekahedge

Friday, January 18, 2019

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

The assets under management (AUM) of the global hedge fund industry stood at $2.336tn as of December 2018, down roughly 4.5% throughout the year, placing 2018 as the worst year for the global hedge fund industry since the global financial crisis.

According to Eurekahedge, throughout the year, the global hedge fund industry saw performance-based losses and net investor outflows totalling $58.9bn and $51.6bn respectively, in contrast to how the industry assets grew $221.9bn over the preceding year.

Preliminary data showed that the long/sh......................

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