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trendscout news - issue 4, April 2016

April 20, 2016

trendscout – passive funds gain within Equity World Emerging Markets

Excerpt Apr. 2016: while attention for Equity World Emerging Markets is rising overall, investor’s focus is on passive products

According to trendscout, investors domiciled in Europe and Asia have been shifting their attention towards Equity World Emerging Markets in recent weeks. However, this rise is very much concentrated within passive funds which have recently accounted for a record high 40% share of all document views within this category. iShares, Comstage, HSBC and Amundi are the winners.

 % share in fund document downloads over 1 year within Equity World Emerging Mkts including European and Asian sales channels.

Other trendscout highlights

  • Multi-Assets – currently a race between Nordea and JP Morgan
  • Rising public demand for iShares STOXX Europe 600 UCITS ETF
  • Muted attention for oil-related stocks or futures despite recovery in oil price

Categories gaining attention

  • Equity World
  • Corporates World
  • Equity World Emerging Mkts

Categories losing attention

  • Equity Europe
  • High Yield Euro
  • Aggregate Euro

Funds gaining attention

  • Nordea Stable Return
  • Old Mutual Global Equity Absolute Return Fund
  • Schroder ISF EURO Corporate Bond
  • Pimco GIS - Global Investment Grade Credit Fund
  • 1741 (Lux) Global Risk Diversification

What is trendscout?

trendscout is a service offered by fundinfo that measures fund interest based on online views of our 16+ million fund documents database. With trendscout, you can discover the latest industry trends and interests of investors from around the world:

  • Identify sector and investor trends to support product launches and strategic decisions.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of your sales & marketing efforts.
  • Benchmark investor’s attention as compared to your competitors.
  • Find out what regions and sales channels generate the most activity.

 

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