HFR, Inc. releases HFR Asian Hedge Fund Industry Report for Q2 2015

08/01/2015 Market Commentary

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CHICAGO, (August 13, 2015) – Hedge funds investing predominantly in China suffered steep losses in July, as the HFRI China Index declined -7.7 percent and the Shanghai Composite Index collapsed, falling over -14 percent in the month, including a single-day decline of -8.5 percent. As a result of these performance losses, total capital invested in Asian hedge funds declined by an estimated $10 billion in July, this after rising to a record level of $126.3 billion (784 billion RMB, 15.7 trillion ŠJapanese Yen) to conclude 1H15, according to the latest HFR Asian Hedge Fund Industry Report, released today by HFR? the established global leader in the indexation, analysis and research of the global hedge fund industry.