Selectors prefer growth GEM funds but value performs better
European fund selectors expressed a preference towards growth emerging market funds over value during the last six months. However, Europe’s top performing funds allocated a greater weighting towards value stocks during the period.
Finns and Swedes’ small cap preference reaps rewards
European small cap growth funds have outperformed rival fund categories over the last three years, and Finnish and Swedish fund selectors have led the pack in cashing in.
Nordic fund platform, Kames Capital sign distribution agreement
Nasdaq’s Scandinavian fund platform, Nordic Fund Market, has signed a distribution agreement with UK fund manager Kames Capital to offer its range of 11 Dublin-registered funds.
Swedish selectors close door on property investments
Swedish fund selectors are the most negative towards property investments across Europe with 50% of those surveyed during the last quarter expecting to sell property investments over the next 12 months, Expert Investor data shows.
Nordic fund selectors look to Asia, GEM over European equities
Demand for European equities is the lowest from Nordic fund selectors as they turn their interest towards Asia and emerging markets, according to Expert Investor.