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Mixed asset funds in Asia gain net inflows in 2012

Thursday, January 24, 2013

From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia – Mixed asset funds in Asia drew healthy investor interest in some markets last year, according to the latest data from research provider Cerulli Associates.

According to Cerulli’s report, Hong Kong registered the highest net inflows at $2.3bn through November 2012. Singapore also attracted some of the biggest inflows. Other Asian markets that posted net inflows include Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

"Despite the dominance of fixed income in the Asia-Pacific in 2012, mixed asset funds have a larger asset size than bond funds, on a regional basis. As of November 2012, mixed asset funds in the Asia-Pacific had assets under management of $497bn, compared to bond funds' AUM of $478.4bn," the report added.

According to Cerulli, several factors influenced investors’ interest in mixed assets funds, including regular income features. The latter has become so essential that new products – in spite of what they invest in – seeking to raise funds should offer such an option.

Investors also appear to be more interested in the more flexible investment paramet......................

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