A Flight Out of Europe

New data shows Europeans are investing outside of the region via internationally-focused fixed income funds

Dan Lefkovitz 29 May, 2012 | 5:00PM

New Morningstar fund flows data shows investors were funnelling their money into fixed-income funds in April. In the following article, Dan Lefkovitz from Morningstar’s European research team explains where the money was going, and which funds saw sizeable capital inflows.

Investors Are Getting Into Fixed Income...
In a long-running trend, fixed income funds that avoid European government debt were extremely popular amongst European investors in April.

The four most popular Morningstar fixed income categories in April were USD high yield bonds, GBP corporate bonds, global bonds, and global emerging markets bonds, according to our latest Morningstar European asset flow data. 

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Dan Lefkovitz

Dan Lefkovitz  is strategist for Morningstar’s Indexes group

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