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Feb 16 2011 | 8:13am ET
Hedge funds gained 0.06% in January, according to the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index, their seventh consecutive positive month.
The sector attracted $3.39 billion in net asset flows, but performance-based growth was negative $2.13 billion. Total assets under management rose by $1.26 billion to $1.68 trillion.
Elsewhere the report noted that while the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was 0.13% in January 2011, Japan was up 1.1% and Korea up 1.57%.
Distressed debt funds continued their strong performance, adding 1.37% in January.
North American hedge funds have now racked up 12 straight months of net positive asset flows, their longest such run since 2004.
In addition, more than 30 funds were launched in January; European hedge funds have seen net positive asset flows of $20.3 billion since July; and 56% of hedge fund managers are above their high-water mark since December 2008.
Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET
One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…