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Global Navigator: Flows following growth stories

Global Navigator: Flows following growth stories

Investors went for big and growing during the second week of April. China Equity Funds rebounded from their first consecutive outflows since mid-3Q20 with their eighth biggest weekly inflow on record while US Equity Funds absorbed fresh money for the ninth time in the past 10 weeks and flows into UK Equity Funds hit a 51-week high.

Global Navigator: Silver gets the retail medal | February

Global Navigator: Silver gets the retail medal | February

Retail efforts to squeeze real and perceived institutional short positions dominated the headlines for the second week running in early February. EPFR-tracked Silver Funds were carried along for the ride, setting a new inflow record during a week when retail investors switched their attention from GameStop shares and pushed the price of the precious metal up to an eight-year high.

Global Navigator: Global funds enjoy strong inflows in US

Global Navigator: Global funds enjoy strong inflows in US

Three weeks into the New Year, general optimism about the global economy continues to clash with specific worries about the capacity of the COVID-19 virus to mutate, the outlook for tourism and travel, the economic costs of the second round lockdowns – especially in Europe — and inflation.

Global Navigator: Investors looking forward to 2021

Global Navigator: Investors looking forward to 2021

A year defined by the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic ended with $600 stimulus checks on their way to millions of Americans, the UK and European Union making guarded toasts to a new trade deal and the number of people vaccinated against the coronavirus climbing towards the 10 million mark.

Global Navigator: Troubles suck the wind out of Europe Fund

Global Navigator: Troubles suck the wind out of Europe Fund

Mid-December saw EPFR-tracked Europe Equity Funds post their 11th outflow in the past 14 weeks and Europe Bond Funds experience their heaviest redemptions since late March as a host of issues, ranging from the impact of recent euro strength on regional exporters to the cost of new measures being rolled out to combat the COVID-19 pandemic’s second wave, sapped investor appetite for exposure to the region.