2012: The Year of the Fixed-Income Fund

Equity fund investors are coming back, but bond funds continue to dominate the European fund market, according to Morningstar data

Ali Masarwah 31 December, 2012 | 1:07PM

European investors continued to send new money to mutual funds in November, adding a healthy EUR 27.6 billion to long-term funds. This brings total net inflows into open-end funds (excluding money market funds) to EUR 174.6 billion for the year to date.

Among the most notable trends in November was the popularity of equity funds. Net inflows of EUR 4.7 billion made November 2012 the strongest month for equity funds in Europe since April 2011. 

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Ali Masarwah

Ali Masarwah  is the editor of Morningstar.de in Germany.

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