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Opalesque Roundup: Global hedge fund industry capital reaches record highs: hedge fund news, week 15

Saturday, April 30, 2022

In the week ending April 29th 2022, HFR Global Hedge Fund Industry Report said that total global hedge fund industry capital remained above the $4 trillion milestone, as managers navigated extreme volatility with leadership from uncorrelated Macro strategies, including Fundamental Commodity and Discretionary funds, as well as Quantitative, Trend-Following CTA strategies which posted record gains. Total capital inflows reached $19.8 billion in 1Q 2022, the highest quarterly inflow since 2Q 2015.

However, Barclay Fund Flow Indicator published by BarclayHedge revealed a higher figure. It says: "Despite the trading losses and redemptions, data coming in from newly added funds led our models to show an increase in hedge fund industry assets to $5.04 trillion. The hedge fund industry turned back to outflows in February, experiencing -$3.19 billion in net redemptions, -0.07% of industry assets."

Meanwhile, hedge fund managers were up 1.35% in March, trailing behind to the S&P 500 which was up 3.58% over the month. Around 61% of global hedge funds have posted positive returns in March and 46.0% of them have maintained positive performance over the first quarter of the year.

eVestment's data says that investors $8.96 billion from hedge funds in March, leaving AUM growth for the first quarter of the year nearly flat at +$440 million, according to the just released eVestment March 2022 hedge fund asset flows report. Overall hedge fund business AUM stood ......................

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