With mud season keeping the conflict in Ukraine deadlocked and the next round of major central bank meetings still a fortnight away, investors turned their attention to taxes, corporate earnings and China’s economy during the third week of April.
As we head into Q2 2023, EPFR’s iMoneyNet team shares key trends we’re seeing on asset allocation, yields and maturities for money market flows.
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Post pandemic, the US and Europe have seen prices soar and policymakers have been scrambling to slow the pace of inflation. Europe and the US took different approaches to keeping their economies stimulated during the pandemic, and this article from The Economist discusses how this may affect how each of these economies may bounce back.
Driven by supply chain, labor market and energy supply issues, consumer prices are surging at a rate last seen in the 1970s and 1980s. To what degree this could have been foreseen is the subject of increasingly acrimonious debate.
Expectations for economic growth, US job creation and the transitory nature of inflation all took a knock during the second week of October as supply chain issues and rising energy prices continue to bite.
Asset managers are responding to this demand. According to data from Informa Financial Intelligence’s EPFR, by mid-2Q19 there were 204 low-volatility funds globally with a total Asset under Management (AuM) of over US$130 billion.