As we head into Q2 2023, EPFR’s iMoneyNet team shares key trends we’re seeing on asset allocation, yields and maturities for money market flows.
Off the wires: Google launches Bard chatbot to rival OpenAI’s ChatGPT
In late November 2022, OpenAI launched ChatGPT – an AI driven chatbot that can answer complex questions and handle almost any topic. A couple of months later, Microsoft (who is the primary investor) added a similar function to its Office suite. As more and more companies delve into the artificial intelligence world, we take a look at AI funds using our EPFR Stock Barometer tool: is AI going to be the next bubble for investors?
EPFR in the news – April 2023
EPFR fund flow data is trusted by leading media across the globe. Check out our April 2023 citations, featuring Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal.
March’s pain may be April’s gain
Flows to and from EPFR-tracked fund groups during the final week of March continued to paint a picture of risk aversion and fear among investors. For the third week running liquidity funds recorded above average inflows while High Yield, Bank Loan, Emerging Markets Bond and Alternative Funds extended their current outflow streaks.
Off the wires: Tesla stock gathers steam as reports show EV giant hits brakes on China plant production
As Tesla halted the production line at its Shanghai plant, Steve Xinlei Shen uses EPFR’s Stock Flows dataset to assess to assess investor sentiment trends on Tesla
Off the wires: US-China trade hits record high despite rising tensions
Olivia Blaszkowski from EPFR takes a recent BBC article to look into US investor sentiment towards China. Fund flows show that the tide is changing.
Fed following data, investors running from it
The third month of 2023 started with investors pulling another $5 billion out of EPFR-tracked US Equity Funds, extending that group’s longest outflow streak since 2Q20, as stronger-than-expected consumer spending and a resilient labor market undermined the case for an early end to the current US rate hiking cycle.
Market insights: Russia’s ‘special operation’ in Ukraine turns one
One year after the start of Russia’s war in Ukraine, we look at investor sentiment using fund flows and allocations data to analyze key market trends.
Weekly fund flows highlights – 20 February 2023
Steve Muzzlewhite takes a look at the latest market trends in February, 2023 using EPFR’s fund flows and allocations data. This week’s video takes a look at the UK and European equity markets.