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Good September for most hedge fund strategies

Hedge fund performance recovered in September from the less than stellar returns in August, according to Preqin data. The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark returned 0.14 per cent for the month.

Mixed results for hedge funds with some strategies showing big gains in September

While most hedge funds experienced mixed performance in September, some strategies showed significant gains led by fixed income based relative value arbitrage.

Performance boosts hedge fund AUM in second quarter

Hedge funds recorded quarterly outflows of $1.2bn in the first quarter 2018, ending a streak of five consecutive quarterly inflows, according to Preqin data.

$1bn hedge fund club continues to dominate industry as investors

As hedge fund performance picked up in 2017, net inflows rose to $3. 61tn assets under management (AUM) by the end of March 2018. Assets managed by firms with at least $1bn in AUM surged over the past year, according to Preqin 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.

Hedge funds begin year in strong position as market volatility increases

Hedge funds began 2018 in a strong despite equity, currency and fixed income market volatility.

Asset flows continue into selective hedge fund strategies as 2017 comes to an end

The global hedge fund industry should finish 2017 with strong performance and inflows, according to data from eVestment.

Asset flow into hedge funds continues with total AUM topping $3.3tn

Hedge funds recorded positive net asset inflows totalling $5bn in the second quarter, according to Preqin data.