Fund flows positive as retail money gets comfortable

Fund flows positive as retail money gets comfortable

Funds

EM fund inflows were “modest” in the week to May 21, but are set to pick up as retail investors see increasingly strong returns from the funds, Barclays analysts said last week. Investors added $560m to EM bond funds in the week to May 21, with cash going into both local and hard currency debt funds. EM equity funds received $940m of inflows in aggregate. That included $30m to LatAm-dedicated funds, while cash left funds focused on the Brics, EEMEA and Asia, according to data from EPFR. “Retail

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