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Editor’s view

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.

Market Focus

A perfect storm

The cards are stacked against UK fund managers at the moment. Not only are they suffering from the uncertainties caused by Brexit but investor confidence is also being shaken by concerns about a global trade war. Sell-offs in global markets led to a month of record outflows from …

Distributor commentary
“I think that the low-interest-rate environment will have an effect in this regard, in that it should lead to the launch of products that suit the requirements a of such a scenario. Other factors that could come into play would be the carrying out of structural reforms in countries - Greece, for example - where such measures have yet to be effected, and the removal of political risk as a threat to market stability over the next few years. ”
Drivers of change: Spain, Funds of funds management

Net sales history of active long-term funds (€m)

Infographic of the month: September

See our snapshot of this month's activity