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44% of hedge fund managers recorded double-digit gains in 2019

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia:

The global hedge fund industry AUM has increased by US$9.9 billion in 2019. Investor redemptions totaling US$126.2 billion have been recorded throughout the year, a level the industry has not seen post-crisis.

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index returned 8.74% in 2019, supported by the risk-on sentiment among investors and positive geopolitical developments throughout the year. Roughly 44.6% of the hedge fund managers comprising the index have recorded double-digit gains over the year.

The Eurekahedge North American Hedge Fund Index was up 9.32% throughout 2019, as fund managers focusing on the region benefited from the equity market rally throughout the year.

The S&P 500 has gained 28.88% during the year, while the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite was up 35.23% over the same period. North American hedge fund managers have recorded US$94.8 billion of performance growth year-to-date.

Eurekahedge Greater China Hedge Fund Index ends 2019 up 16.83%

The Eurekahedge Greater China Hedge Fund Index ended 2019 up 16.83% on the back of the region's underlying equity market rally.

The US$29.4 billion mandate has seen US$2.0 billion of performance growth, offset by US$0.3 billion of investor redemptions over the year.

The Eurekahedge Long Short Equities Hedge Fund Index was up 11.25% in 2019, as they benefited from the robust equity market rally throughout the year, which resulted in double-digit gains for the MSCI ACWI (Local). ......................

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