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Hedge funds on winning form in 2017 with strong AUM flows and positive performance

Hedge funds ended 2017 on a high. Not only were capital inflows the strongest since the second quarter of 2015, total assets under management (AUM) hit a new high of $3.21tn, according to HFR data.

2017 best year for hedge fund performance for five years

Hedge funds gained in December to end 2017 with positive returns in every month, the first 12 month winning streak since 2003, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Hedge funds continue winning streak in third quarter with record breaking performance gains

Steady performance and investor inflows in the third quarter increased total hedge fund capital to a fifth consecutive record quarterly level, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Investors continue to reward hedge fund performance with net inflows in third quarter

Despite $2.5bn of redemptions in September, hedge funds ended the third quarter with $12.5bn inflows, setting a record for assets under management.

Hedge funds and risk parity strategies report substantial gains

Hedge funds and risk parity strategies gained in August despite rising tensions with North Korea and the impact of Hurricane Harvey.

Strong performance in July cements 2017’s buoyant performance for hedge funds

July’s strong hedge fund performance was led by equity hedge, technology, healthcare and emerging markets strategies, according to the latest HFR data.

Asian-focused hedge funds continue to out perform as asset flows increase

Asian-focused hedge funds extended their first quarter performance gain through the first half of the year, led by funds investing in India and China.

Emerging hedge funds post higher returns across all strategies

Emerging and small first time hedge funds record higher performance across 12-month, three-year and five-year annualised horizons compared to the wider fund industry.