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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds down about 2% in February: hedge fund news, week 12

Monday, March 23, 2020

In the week ending March 20th 2020, a report by Preqin revealed that the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Funds benchmark suffered significant losses (-2.21%) in February, compared to January's modest gains (+0.62%), caused by the global outbreak of COVID-19 and falling oil prices.

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down 1.73% in February, outperforming the underlying global equity market as represented by the MSCI ACWI (Local) which lost 7.84% over the month.

Meanwhile, the hedge fund industry experienced $21.2 billion in inflows in January, reversing a two-month redemption trend in a turnaround from December's $29.0 billion in redemptions, and the managed futures industry reversed course in February, turning from January's gains into negative monthly territory losing 0.22%, according to the Barclay CTA Index

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