Hedge funds up 1.75 per cent in June
Hedge fund managers ended June 2019 up 1.75 per cent on an equal-weighted basis, and 1.89 per cent on an asset-weighted basis, reversing May’s losses of 1.19 per cent, according to figures released by Eurekhedge.
Trade optimism and expectations of a Fed rate cut pushed the global equity market higher despite mixed economic data.
Over the month of June, USD6.4 billion of investor outflows were recorded by the global hedge fund industry, despite performance-based gains of USD15.5 billion. Total hedge fund industry AUM stood at USD2,294.3 billion as of June 2019.