Total fund sales for the first half of year across Europe was €59.8bn about six times lower than €362.4bn first-half sales in 2017. But ETF market share hits record high, according to Thomson Reuters Lipper data.
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Emerging markets demand slumps to three-year low
Global emerging market (GEM) equities have been one of the most popular asset classes among pan-European fund selectors since Q3 2015 – but demand dropped dramatically during Q2 2018.
Iberian fund selectors cool on passive funds
Iberian fund selectors’ appetite for index-tracking products took a sharp dip in the first quarter as volatility shook the markets.
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.
Craving for ETFs boosts European appetite for equity funds
European investors increased their risk appetite in 2017, recording high inflows into pure equity funds compared to outflows in the previous year, helped by a big rush into passive equity funds, according to a Thomson Reuters Lipper report.
US equity and iShares dominate European ETF market
US equity exchanged traded funds (ETFs) were the preferred product for European investors looking at the ETF market in 2017, accounting for 15% of the market’s assets under management (AUM), according to Thompson Reuters Lipper research.
Equity ETF flows drop below €1bn
Net sales of equity ETFs fell dramatically in August, according to Lipper data. Net flows into eurozone equity ETFs showed the biggest drop, falling into negative territory.
Investors go on unconstrained buying spree
Unconstrained bond funds have seen almost unconstrained inflows this year, according to Morningstar data. While more than 40% investors in Europe don’t use such funds, those who do invest in them tend to like them a lot.
Investors dump US equities, buy Europe – Lipper
US equity ETFs saw net outflows of €1.3bn in April, in a sharp reversal from the previous month when it was the best-selling asset class overall, Lipper reported. European equity ETFs, by contrast, enjoyed huge inflows on the back of macro(n)economic optimism.
US equity flows reverse as Trump rally falters
Equity funds suffered their first annual weekly outflows from US investors since the election of Donald Trump, according to Lipper fund flows data.