Editor's view: Absolute Return sector was bright spot in dark year for flows but many investors suffered

Scrutiny of the sector continues to intensify

Katrina Lloyd
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Editor's view: Absolute Return sector was bright spot in dark year for flows but many investors suffered

Absolute return funds topped the retail sales charts every quarter last year, but too many investors were wrong-footed, writes editor Katrina Lloyd.

2016 was undoubtedly an annus horribilis for the UK funds industry. Net retail sales plunged from £16.8bn in 2015 to £4.7bn during what was "an extraordinary and challenging geo-political year", according...

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