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April 13, 2018
Swedish asset managers had more than just Mifid 2 to think about as 2018 dawned – January also saw the implementation of a new rule forcing funds there to report their management of various sustainability aspects. Along with a handful of other countries, Sweden has long been at …
Analysis of European fund-sales trends so far in 2018
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The bloated balloon of cash that hit funds in January was pricked in May and has been leaking ever since. This month the leak got worse and near-drained the balloon dry of its contents.
Innovation uptick with liquidity spike
As the chill wind of negative sentiment crept up the spine of legacy fund assets, product innovation remained warm and bubbly. Developers brought 222 new funds to market, which was actually more than we have seen since the golden days of January. With closures added in there was …
Running on empty
October lived up to its reputation as an unlucky month for investment professionals. Expectations of a market bounce were thwarted as the Halloween effect took hold, and spooked investors fled long-term active funds, leaving product providers bloodied but unbowed. Even in dire times the competitive spirit is alive …
Infographic of the month: September
See our snapshot of this month's activity