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New Funds In Global Markets: Q1 2015   May 19 2015
  Long-term new funds in Asia, Europe, and Cross-Border markets gathered $81 billion in net flows during Q1’15. Asia continued to dominate new product development with 640 launches accounting for 65% of the total new fund flows for the quarter. New long-term product sales in Asia totaled $53 billion in Q1; $37 billion of which came from China, followed by Japan ($7 billion) and Thailand ($3 billion).

 
 
Global FlowWatch - March 2015   May 18 2015
  For the month of March, investors deposited a net $146 billion into long-term funds globally, increasing the Q1 net flows to $450 billion. Mixed funds led the March contributions with $54 billion, followed by Bond products at $43 billion, Equity at $29 billion, and ‘Others’ vehicles at $20 billion. On a regional level, the U.S. captured the most flows with $52 billion. The Cross-border space came in second with $38 billion, while local Europe, Asia, and Canada added $26 billion, $23 billion, and $10 billion, respectively. Latin America experienced about $3 billion in net redemptions.

 
 
Europe FlowWatch - March 2015   May 5 2015
  For the month of March, investors in Europe deposited a net €58 billion into long-term funds, 60% of which, or €34.5 billion, was derived from cross-border products. Bond Europe, Equity Europe, and Mixed Conservative strategies saw the largest inflows with at least €10 billion each gathered in March. Northern Trust’s Europe Equity Index UCITS fund was the highest cash flow fund for the month, receiving €1 billion in assets mostly from institutional investors. This March new launch is an index fund that closely tracks the performance of the MSCI Europe Index with net dividends reinvested.

 
 
Asia FlowWatch - March 2015   May 5 2015
  In March 2015, long-term funds in Asia saw $23 billion in net inflows, of which $13 billion was contributed by Japan. Mixed products led the way with $20 billion ($18 billion from China), followed by real estate products ($2.3 billion) and bond funds ($0.8 billion). ‘Other’ funds, including alternative and guaranteed products, raised close to $1.7 billion for the month. Mixed Flexible, Equity Sector/Other and Equity Japan were the top selling categories in March, collectively gathering $22 billion of net new money. On the other hand, Equity China suffered close to $10 billion in net redemptions. At a product level, Nomura Topix Exchange Traded Fund was the bestseller in the region, collecting $1.1 billion in Japan, closely followed by Lombarda JingXuan Open Regularly Hybrid Fund which added $1 billion during the month.

 
 
ETF FlowWatch - February 2015   Apr 20 2015
  ETFs garnered inflows of $47 billion worldwide in February 2015, bringing the total for the first two months of the year to $67 billion. ETFs continued to climb toward global assets of $3 trillion, ending February just shy of $2.9 trillion. Following a rare month of flat demand in January, inflows in the U.S rebounded to $31 billion in February. Fixed income funds led the way, as bond ETFs of all styles attracted $14 billion of net deposits. ETF assets in the U.S., which had dipped below $2 trillion in January, eclipsed that milestone again in February and stood at $2.1 trillion at the end of the month.

 
 
Global FlowWatch - February 2015   Apr 17 2015
  For the month of February, investors deposited a net $185 billion into long-term funds globally. Bond funds led flows with $73 billion, followed by Equity products at $51 billion, Mixed at $41 billion, and ‘Others’ vehicles at $20 billion. On a regional level, the U.S. captured the most flows with $64 billion. The Cross-border space came in second with $49 billion, while local Europe, Asia, and Canada added $40 billion, $20 billion, and $10 billion, respectively.

 
 
Europe FlowWatch - February 2015   Apr 6 2015
  Investors in Europe deposited a net €79 billion into long-term funds in February, with €43 billion of which coming from cross-border products. Bond vehicles gathered the most new money at €27 billion, followed by Mixed funds at €23 billion, Equity products at €18 billion, and 'Other' funds at €11 billion