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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds' total assets dropped more than $300bn in a single month: hedge fund news, week 21

In the week ending May 22nd 2020, BarclayHedge said that there were more than $85 billion in redemptions in a disastrous March, when hedge funds also suffered trading losses of $229.1 billion. In a single month, hedge funds' total assets dropped more than $300 billion - roughly a tenth of the industry's total assets.

Investors continued to pull money out of hedge funds in April, withdrawing $18.1 billion from hedge funds around the world last month, according to the just-released April 2020 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report.

However, following substantial losses in March, hedge funds made strong gains in April as global equity markets rebounded

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