US investors are dipping their toes back into European and emerging markets and even high-yield bonds as domestic rally slows and post-Brexit trade appeals.
Net inflows, in combination with positive market impacts, led to increased assets under management in the European ETF industry (€565.2 bn) for March, up from €550.3 bn at the end of February.
ETFs continued to enjoy strong inflows in March, adding to the record sales figures of the previous two months to make Q1 2017 the best quarter on record in terms of inflows. Developed market equities took in the bulk of the money.
This Monday Morning Memo is written based on a speech by Jean-René Giraud, CEO at TrackInsight during the TrackInsight Investor Summit–Germany in Frankfurt on March 29, 2017.
Net inflows, in spite of negative market impacts, led to increased assets under management in the European ETF industry (€523.9 bn) for January, up from €514.8 bn at the end of December.
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