The benchmark Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 1.41%1 in October, lagging behind the MSCI World Index2 which gained 3.75% over the month. Total assets under management increased by US$19.71 billion during the month and the sector witnessed net positive asset flows of US$1.16 billion, while also registering performance-based gains of US$18.55 billion. The total size of the industry now stands at US$1.97 trillion.
Highlights of hedge fund performance and asset flows for the month are as follows:
Net Asset Flows
Positive Performance (Growth)
Negative Performance (Decline)