Comments on: Fighting the flows http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/2013/07/15/fighting-the-flows/ Insights behind the investment headlines Wed, 16 Nov 2016 21:43:49 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Joel Dimmock http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/2013/07/15/fighting-the-flows/comment-page-1/#comment-134740 Fri, 19 Jul 2013 12:03:58 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/?p=10026#comment-134740 … oh and for what it’s worth, a more detailed looks shows us that four of those lucky funds with net inflows over three years are Jupiter Special Sits (£316 mln), Investec Special Sits (£320 mln), Old Mutual BlackRock Special Sits (£208 mln) and Neptune Special Sits (£17 mln).

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By: Joel Dimmock http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/2013/07/15/fighting-the-flows/comment-page-1/#comment-134734 Fri, 19 Jul 2013 11:37:41 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/?p=10026#comment-134734 A fair point Ed. We should always look at performance relative to peers. Worth pointing out though that lots of individual funds are indeed pulling in net inflows despite a ho-hum general trend, 130 have pulled it off over three years, while Special Sits waved goodbye to more than £1 billion.

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By: EdMoisson http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/2013/07/15/fighting-the-flows/comment-page-1/#comment-134684 Fri, 19 Jul 2013 09:11:28 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/globalinvesting/?p=10026#comment-134684 An additional thought on this: funds investing in UK equities in general have been seriously out of favour, for example suffering withdrawals totalling €7bn to the end of May this year – the worst for any sector across the European industry (ex-money markets).

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