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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 …
Are investors emerging from their shells? Headline European fund flows are tentatively improving but who is buying what?
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In many ways it was a typical August for the funds industry, with the usual summer malaise prompting a sales slump which saw long-term fund flows end the month marginally in the red, at just under €1bn.
Models come to town
Yet again, the launch train rolled on in August with a total of 142 new funds coming to market, together gathering over €7bn of assets. As usual, there were lots of new ESG offerings and Invesco continued to build out its ETF range. The most interesting launches for …
Success is a fickle jade, particularly for specialist asset managers reliant on a limited product suite and outsize performance to compete in today's challenging market environment. Cold comfort, perhaps, for emerging markets supremo Ashmore Group, which plummeted down the master group rankings in August with outflows of €1bn, …
Infographic of the month: August
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