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eVestment: Hedge Fund Asset Flows Increases In April

Data shop eVestment published its monthly asset flows report today, seeing a +$1.78bn of net inflows into hedge funds. Year to date flows have nudged higher to some +$13.67bn. Notable takeaways from the report include: Among primary strategies, Macro funds were big winners in April, with +$3.23 billion. This is similar to how these funds began 2017, with a surge of investor interest. Macro funds are up +$11.81 billion for the year. Directional credit funds were also big winners in April, at +$2.89 billion, bringing YTD flows to +$8.21 billion. Managed Futures funds saw the biggest outflows among primary strategies at -$1.79 billion. Event-Driven...