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November 20, 2017

The active-pricing conundrum

Europe’s passive funds are stealing the spotlight from their active rivals. They have grabbed a huge share of the net flows resulting from a ballooning choice of products coupled with a favourable regulatory environment.

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How long can the good times roll?

After a record-breaking 2017, what lies in store for European fund demand in 2018?
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  • Editor’s view

    You've probably already gathered that Europe's wholesale fund industry enjoyed a stunning 2017, with sales records smashed month in, month out. Bond funds registered their strongest ever inflows, as investors defied expectations that an inflection point in monetary policy would dent demand. PIMCO led that party with the …

  • 2017: Best. Year. Ever.

    It may go down in the history books as the year of the bond fund, but 2017 was also the best year on Broadridge record for equity flows and second best for mixed assets. Active funds enjoyed a resurgence in popularity, largely in the fixed income sphere, but …

  • Steady as she goes

    What a difference a year makes – particularly for the bulge-bracket brands. The twists and turns of the markets in 2016 left the active managers nursing redemptions or sluggish sales, but the tables turned in 2017 when a fair wind blew good fortune to most asset-management groups, and …

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