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Global FlowWatch - June 2015   Aug 27 2015
  In June, investors deposited a net $95 billion into long-term fund globally, bringing aggregate net flows to $828 billion during the first half 2015. Mixed and multi-asset funds led June contributions with $60 billion, followed by equity products at $43 billion, and ‘others’ vehicles at $16 billion. Bond products saw net redemptions of $24 billion in June, as European bond funds suffered sell-off during the month.

 
 
Europe FlowWatch - June 2015   Aug 5 2015
  A net €1.6 billion was deposited by investors into long-term funds in June, with €6 billion of net flows into cross-border funds more than offsetting outflows (€4.4 billion) from local Europe. Mixed and 'other' funds were the only products that garnered positive inflows at €12 billion and €9 billion, respectively. Bond vehicles experienced €16 billion in net redemptions, while equity and guaranteed products saw about €2 billion in net outflows each.

 
 
Asia FlowWatch - June 2015   Aug 5 2015
  In June 2015, long-term funds in Asia attracted $82 billion in net flows, of which $59 billion came from China and $11 billion from Japan. Mixed products led with $45 billion in net new money, followed by equity funds at $31 billion, while bond, real estate, guaranteed, and other alternative products collectively raised $6 billion this month. Mixed Flexible was the top selling category, gathering about $39 billion mostly from China. Equity Asia Pacific and Equity Sector/Other took in $17 billion and $12 billion, respectively. In contrast, Bond High Yield experienced close to $1 billion in net redemptions in June.

 
 
Global FlowWatch - May 2015   Jul 22 2015
  In May, investors deposited a net $129 billion into long-term funds globally, bringing year to date flows to $708 billion, on track to set a new record for global fund flows. Mixed funds led May contributions with $74 billion, followed by equity and bond products at $19 billion each, and ‘others’ vehicles at $17 billion.

 
 
Asia FlowWatch - May 2015   Jul 6 2015
  In May 2015, long-term funds in Asia (excluding existing funds in China, which report data on a quarterly basis) attracted $72 billion in net inflows, of which $51 billion came from new fund launches in China. Mixed funds led with $45 billion (mainly from China), followed by equity ($16 billion), bond ($5 billion), and real estate products ($2 billion). ‘Other’ funds, including alternative and guaranteed products, together garnered close to $3 billion this month. Mixed Flexible was again the top selling category in the region, totaling $38 billion (mostly from China). Equity and Bond Asia Pacific added $12 billion and $5 billion, respectively.

 
 
Europe FlowWatch - May 2015   Jul 6 2015
  Investors in Europe deposited a net €35 billion into long-term funds in May, of which €17 billion originated from cross-border products. Mixed funds led the way collecting €20 billion in net new money, followed by 'other' funds at €10 billion, and bond products at €6 billion. Meanwhile, equity products experienced €1 billion in net redemptions for the month.

 
 
Global FlowWatch - April 2015   Jun 26 2015
  During the month of April, investors deposited a net $136 billion into long-term funds globally. Mixed funds led April contributions with $58 billion, followed by bond products at $47 billion, equity at $16 billion, and ‘others’ vehicles at $14 billion.