trendscout news issue 6

30. Juni 2016

UK investors turn attention to UK equities

(Available in English only) According to trendscout, investors domiciled in UK have been shifting their attention away from European Equities towards UK Equities in recent weeks - with a significant acceleration in the week of Brexit. Funds in focus include ETFs from Vanguard, iShares and SPDR but also actively managed funds like Old Mutual UK Alpha or Schroder ISF UK Equity.

Top 3 categories, UK and German equities

% share in fund document downloads over 1 year for investors domiciled in the UK including European and Asian sales channels.

Investors from other parts of the world have also shown more interest in UK Equities, but within European assets have also turned their attention towards German equities.

Other trendscout highlights

  • Interest in Minimum Volatility funds is rising
  • Gold Mining continues its uptrend in attention
  • RAM Active Investments has increased its views share significantly in recent months


Categories gaining attention

  • Equity Germany
  • Equity United Kingdom
  • Equity Euroland

Categories losing attention

  • Equity Technology
  • Bond World Aggregate
  • Bond World High Yield

Funds gaining attention

  • iShares Core DAX® UCITS ETF (DE)
  • db x-trackers DAX UCITS ETF (DR)
  • DWS Top Dividende
  • Carmignac Sécurité
  • Flossbach Multiple Opportunities

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