Net new flows into Funds-of-Funds (FoFs) exceeded 40bn in 2013, the biggest inflow in recent years.
Fund selectors in Europe’s largest economy have grown notably more pessimistic on the macroeconomic outlook over the past six months, mirroring other recent sentiment indicators.
The clearest differentiating factor between the investors in Zurich and their counterparts in our recent Expert Investor meetings was their comfort level with long/short strategies
The voting results from fund selectors in Zurich, in November 2013
Tougher licensing of German intermediaries risks leaving investors ill-prepared for retirement, according to Fonds Laden CEO Peter Brandstaeter
Last week’s Expert Investor Deutschland event in Munich brought up some unexpected results with some non-consensual views on inflation, gold and the euro standing out
Zurich-based investors plan to increase their absolute return and emerging market corporate bond allocations, according to research by Expert Investor Europe
The voting results from fund selectors in Munich, in October 2013
Swiss steeled for bubble trouble
Appetite for absolute return strategies jumped sharply in Munich over the past year, according to Expert Investor Europe’s latest Market Insight study