BoA: Cash Levels Show Market Sentiment Remains Subdued

Even though equity markets around the world continue to march higher, and show no signs of slowing down anytime soon, it seems investors would still instead invest in bonds. According to the latest issue of Bank of America’s Flow Show Report, during the first week of January, investors withdrew $4.5 billion from equity funds ($3.9 billion… Please follow and like us:

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Inflows Into Nearly Every Asset Class In 2017 – 2018 Warm Up Act?

Although the overarching story of global markets in 2017 was subdued volatility, overall there were net inflows almost entirely across the board – with global equity mutual funds/ETFs (US$281bn), bond funds (US$346bn), global money markets (US$145bn) and commodities (US$8.6bn) recording increases. Investors poured record net inflows of over $620bn into global equity mutual funds/ETFs and bond… Please follow and like us:

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Massive Inflows into Global Bond Funds

Europe Bond Funds see record inflows At the end of May, Barron’s reported that according to EPFR the Boston-based fund monitor, the collective performance of EPFR Global-tracked Bond Funds is running at around a quarter of the number turned in by Equity Funds. However, it seems investors are gradually trying to correct this imbalance. For the… Please follow and like us:

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