Four European equities funds managed by the international asset management arm of Berenberg private bank, have marked their three year anniversaries this month with consistent year-on-year outperformance against their benchmark indices.
Overall fund flows for European mutual funds and ETFs amounted to estimated net inflows of EUR297.1 billion for the first nine months of 2020, according to data release by Refinitiv.
The has today published its latest monthly Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet, which provides net sales data of UCITS and AIFs for August 2020*.
Japanese equities “overdue for re-evaluation” as better corporate governance opens growth opportunities
The tide may be starting to turn for Japanese equity funds, as Japanese companies’ cash-rich balance sheets and improvements in corporate governance reduce scepticism from global investors.
Investors have punished UK equity funds with heavy outflows, as the government stretches out ongoing trade negotiations with the European Union.
European asset managers’ average assets fell by 1.5 per cent over the first half of the year, as government and central bank intervention helped offset most of the damage inflicted in the coronavirus sell-off.
The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has published its latest monthly Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet, which provides net sales data of UCITS and AIFs for July 2020.
The Nedgroup Investments Global Flexible Fund has been adjusting its portfolio in response to market volatility, taking advantage of discounted valuations to make new purchases in sectors and securities where prices have been most affected, such as APAC equities, leisure, travel and hospitality.
Net assets of UCITS and AIFs bounced back strongly in Q2 2020, crossing the EUR17 trillion threshold again, according to the Quarterly Statistical Release from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
Assets under management (AUM) at the world’s 300 largest pension funds increased in value by 8.0 per cent to a total of USD19.5 trillion in 2019, in contrast to the 0.4 per cent decline the year before, according to the latest top 300 pension funds research from the Thinking Ahead Institute.