Apr 11, 2018

Active vs passive fundsEurope’s asset management industry saw significantly lower net sales in February and even heavy outflows in some categories as volatility hit with active funds suffering more than passive funds.

Apr 10, 2018

Hedge funds downHedge funds around the world registered their second consecutive month of losses since the start of 2018, with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index falling 0.51% in March following a drop of 1.62% in February.

Apr 06, 2018

Big_Ben_british_flagEquity funds in the UK in February suffered net outflows for the first time in 13 months, with investors pulling £136 million (€156 million), according to figures published today by the Investment Association.

Apr 03, 2018

BlackRock_branchBlackRock has launched a global equity small-cap ETF, saying investors could use it to tap into global economic growth with less risk from changes to global trading arrangements.

Mar 29, 2018

BrexitWith just one year until the UK’s scheduled departure from the European Union, asset managers and financial analysts have expressed nervousness about the future and highlighted damage done to the UK economy in the 21 months since the referendum decision to leave in 2016.

Mar 29, 2018

Investor confidence risingInvestors around the world showed an increased appetite for risk with confidence rising during March, according to State Street Associates.

Mar 27, 2018

Hundered_percentAll emerging market equity managers that are measured on a key database produced positive returns in the last quarter of 2017, capping three years of generally good category performance.

Mar 27, 2018

Worldwide investment fund assets increased 2.3% in the fourth quarter of 2017 to €44.3 trillion, according to figures published today by the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Mar 26, 2018

Ucits funds peakNet sales of Ucits funds reached a 13-month high of €125 billion in January, according to figures from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama).

Mar 26, 2018

Mutual_fundsFebruary saw the fourteenth consecutive month of net inflows into long-term mutual funds in Europe, according to figures from Thomson Reuters Lipper.