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EFAMA: Total assets of UCITS stood at €6,547bn at end February

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia – Improved investor sentiments provided strong inflows into UCITS funds in February 2013, according to the latest Investment Fund Industry Fact Sheet from the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).

In its report, EFAMA cites data from 26 associations representing more than 99.6% of total UCITS and non-UCITS assets at end February, which showed that all fund categories registered net inflows in February.

"UCITS continued to attract strong net inflows in February of EUR 44bn, marking a slight reduction from the EUR 49bn recorded in January. Long-term UCITS (UCITS excluding money market funds) registered large net inflows amounting to EUR 41bn, a modest decrease from January’s record net inflows of EUR 53bn," EFAMA said.

The main developments in February 2013 in the reporting countries can be summarized as follows:

  • Net sales of equity funds registered EUR 14bn compared to EUR 21bn in January.
  • Bond funds also recorded reduced net sales of EUR 13bn, down from EUR 20bn in January.
  • Balanced fund net sales remained flat in February at EUR 11 billion.

Bernard Delbecque, Director of Economics and Research at EFAMA, commented, "Improvements in financial markets continued to boost investor sentiment in February which contributed to strong net i......................

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