Hedge Funds Lose 1.24% In May, Still Attract Capital

Jun 21 2011 | 8:42am ET

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index lost 1.24% in May, but managers in all regions outperformed underlying market indices and the industry attracted capital for a sixth consecutive month.

May 2011 was the first negative month for hedge funds since June 2010, but Eurekahedge says the average returns can be considered “outperformance” given that underlying markets were down more than twice as much, with the MSCI World Index losing 2.52%.


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