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July 21, 2016
Running a fund comes with plenty of challenges, not least the management of its investment strategy – arguably the central pillar of its raison d’être. While it is understandable that many fund managers would want to keep decisions related to a fund’s holdings and future direction completely in-house, …
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As more data is released, a clearer picture of the fallout from Brexit is emerging. Thankfully, things could have been worse in June – fund outflows in January were more damaging – though many (active) equity specialists will be feeling glum given the exacerbation of withdrawals from this …
An unhappy ending for managers
As uncertainty over the Brexit vote mounted in June, many UK investors decided it was safer to withdraw from funds into cash, though most people still expected that the country would vote to remain on the 23rd. As a result of these withdrawals, the UK fund industry saw …
Where best to lose least?
In the first half of 2016, total net flows were positive every month, with equity sales trumping those of bonds. Commodities also saw strong inflows, registering positive receipts every month of the year to date. And so, despite the many headwinds faced by investors, the Swiss stayed calm …
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