Worldwide regulated open-ended fund assets increased by 3.1 per cent to EUR52.7 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to the The European Fund and Asset Management Association's (EFAMA) latest International Statistical Release.
Net sales of UCITS and AIFs totalled EUR137 billion in January 2020, up from EUR70 billion in December 2019, according to the latest monthly Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet from The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
The market crash caused by a dramatic reassessment of the potential economic impact of the coronavirus prompted a flood of outflows from equity funds in February, according to the latest Fund Flow Index (FFI) from global funds network Calastone.
Total net assets of UCITS and AIFs grew by 3.3 per cent in Q4 to EUR17.7 trillion, bringing the annual growth figure to 16.8 per cent for 2019, according to the Quarterly Statistical Release from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
Comgest Growth Emerging Markets fund named in top five emerging markets funds for climate performance
Comgest’s Growth Emerging Markets fund has been recognised by Climetrics, a climate impact rating for funds, as one of the top five actively managed emerging markets equity funds for climate performance.
After the challenging year 2018, 2019 ended as a good year for the European investment fund industry, according to the latest monthly Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet and 2019 overview of net sales data of UCITS and AIFs from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
Fund rating agency Scope Analysis has assigned its top ratings to three funds from UK-based investment house J O Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM): JOHCM Global Select Fund and JOHCM Global Opportunities Fund, both equities funds, and JOHCM Global Income Builder Fund, a multi-asset fund.
Active equity funds saw a huge 93 per cent drop in flows in January with investors opting for index funds, according to the latest Fund Flow Index from Calastone.
The rising popularity and issuance activity of green bonds is leading to significant growth in green bond funds – both in terms of the number of funds and the assets under management.
The Nomura Global Dynamic Bond Fund reached its five-year anniversary on 31 January, having now grown to over USD1.1 billion