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Equity Strategies Dominated Hedge Fund Inflows In 2017

eVestment, a provider of hedge fund data and analysis, today published its December 2017 hedge fund asset flows report. Some of the key findings include: Investors removed an estimated $8.35bn from hedge funds in December, the industry’s lightest level of December redemptions since 2010 Equity strategies dominated industry flows in 2017, which has not historically been a good omen for equity markets Macro fund flows were negative in December for a fourth consecutive month 2017 was a rollercoaster year for managed futures investors The report states: "December has historically been a month where redemption pressures far outweigh new allocations as investors wait for the new year to put money to work. This December, however, investors...