Hedge Funds Ended The Year With Double-Digit PerformanceJacob Wolinsky
Hedge funds ended the year with double-digit performance as global equity markets rally
Equal-weighted and asset-weighted hedge fund performance
Hedge fund managers the ended month of December 2020 up 3.40% on an equal-weighted basis, and 3.44% return on an asset-weighted basis. Global hedge funds benefitted from the strong rally of risk assets driven by the deployment of several COVID-19 vaccines and the passage of the new relief bill in the US. On a year-to-date basis, global hedge funds were up 11.89% throughout in 2020.
Over the month of December 2020, US$8.2 billion of investor inflows on top of US$34.4 billion of performance-driven gains were recorded by the global hedge fund industry.
Hedge fund performance by region (2020 YTD)
Hedge fund performance by strategy (2020 YTD)
Hedge fund outperformance relative to MSCI ACWI IMI
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