European Fund Flows
European fund flows plunge in June as investors shun risk
Japanese and European equity funds lead sell-off as investors avoid riskier assets, although US equity funds buck the trend
Dollar beats sterling as money market funds start 2018 strongly
US dollar denominated money market funds topped the charts in terms of inflows for January this year, while UK sterling funds saw the biggest outflows from this sector, according to the latest Thomson Reuters Lipper data.
Investors kick off 2018 with rush to EM funds
European-domiciled emerging market (EM) funds have seen a spectacular turnaround in fortunes at the start of 2018 with inflows up €14.5bn during January to reach a total €11.4bn of assets under management after there were €3bn of outflows in December, according to Morningstar data on global categories.
China A-shares pick of the litter for European investors
In the year of the dog shares of companies based on the Chinese mainland are set to emerge as leaders of the pack for investors in China as the world’s second largest economy enters the MSCI Emerging Markets Index in May. But European investors have already begun to move.
Luxembourg fund industry grows 11.18% in 2017
Luxembourg’s popularity as an international fund management centre helped boost assets under management (AUM) in the tiny Duchy by 11.18% in 2017 to reach €4.16trn, according to the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI).
Danish selectors’ outlook on equities darkens
While Danish fund selectors are renowned for being some of the most optimistic in Europe in responding to Expert Investor’s research, their latest sentiment on equities are systematically less positive compared with the European average.
Japanese equity appeal rises 10% among fund selectors
Japanese equities had the largest positive shift in net sentiment across pan-European fund selectors during the last quarter, according to Expert Investor research.
Click through the slides below to find out more about the views of the industry toward Japanese equities.