Hedge funds flows stable in March/April, says GlobeOp


Hedge fund flows as measured by the new GlobeOp Capital Movement Index were marginally negative to the tune of just 0.05% for April, while the GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator declined slightly to 3.26% during the month of March.

“Investor sentiment remained calm during the reporting period, despite events in Japan and in the Middle East,” said Hans Hufschmid, chief executive officer of GlobeOp Financial Services. GlobeOp’s new investor sentiment indices cover some 8-10% of total hedge fund assets, with the firm believing that they provide a representative snapshot of overall industry trends.

The GlobeOp Capital Movement Index represents