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Mixed performance for hedge funds at start of 2020

Mixed January performance for hedge fund strategies

Hedge funds make performance gains in March ending Q1 on strong footing

Hedge funds continue strong performance in February

Hedge funds returned an average positive 1.27 per cent in February, building on the strong January performance and reversing the decline that ended 2018.

Emerging markets attract investor interest

Emerging markets attracted a lot of interest by of investors and consultants in February, according to data in eVestment advantage viewership report.

Hedge fund performance balances investor redemptions in January

Investors pulled only $1.66bn from the global hedge fund industry in January, according to data from eVestment.
  • Investors redeemed an estimated $22.5bn or 0.7 per cent of total industry capital from hedge funds in the fourth quarter of 2018.

Bad time for hedge fund performance in 2018

2018 was not a good year for the global hedge fund industry. Funds ended a volatile 2018 in the red, with aggregate performance for December down 2.15 per cent and for the year at minus 4.86 per cent, according to eVestment data.

Hedge funds continue to outperform most indices over the first quarter of the year

Hedge fund performance, which began the year on a high, tailed off in March with the HFRI Fund Weighed Composite Index falling 0.25 per cent.