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January 23, 2017
After the curveball result of the Brexit referendum, I can’t say I was completely surprised at Donald Trump’s US election victory, though given his ambition to shake up many established features of the world order, it still came as a bit of a shock. As he takes up …
An overview of Europe's asset-gathering results in 2016, and the outlook for 2017.
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2016 – what a year! Unfortunately this exclamation relates more to the events that shaped the news than the sales results of Europe's fund industry, though after a four-year run of net flows of €200bn+, it was surely only a matter of time before we were brought back …
A new order takes shape
Thin trading and the sharp market turns that characterised the competitive landscape in 2016 inevitably played badly for the bulge-bracket groups that manage large pools of retail assets. But the trend was exacerbated by the flourishing demand for low-cost passive products. BlackRock registered its fourth consecutive year as …
Launch to survive in an evolving industry
2016 was not an auspicious year for European net flows and, seemingly in keeping with this, the number of new launches declined slightly. However, while cutting back on small and inefficient funds is no bad thing, groups should be wary about curbing their enthusiasm for new ventures; flows …
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