The European funds industry amassed net inflows of 3.5bn in August, with Italy, Spain and the UK taking the lion’s share of assets, according to Lipper
Increasingly risk-averse investors are looking for a less bumpy ride with low-volatility funds. But such strategies are not entirely without pitfalls, writes Rodrigo Amaral
European exchange traded fund providers are bullish on the demand outlook for “smart beta”, and are likely to increase the pace of product launches in this area, according to Cerulli Associates
Two investment firms joined the band of companies with assets under management of more than $1trn during 2012, according to the 12th annual Global Markets report from Cerulli Associates
BlackRock, JP Morgan, Franklin Templeton and Pimco topped the European fund sales table in the first half of 2013, with combined net inflows of 50bn
Continental European asset managers risk losing market share to US and UK rivals, according to a report from The Boston Consulting Group
BlackRock is the most popular fund group among European multi-managers, according to an extensive analysis of the FoF market by Lipper.
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