Investors sell active bond fund exposure and flock to passives in June

Refinitiv report

Lauren Mason
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Two of the top five money takers in June were fixed income ETFs
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Two of the top five money takers in June were fixed income ETFs

Investors pulled a significant amount of money out of active bond funds and instead bought into passive equivalents during June 2021, according to the latest Everything Flows report from Refinitiv, which found that passive bonds netted £1.4bn while their active counterparts suffered £678m of outflows.

Actively managed equity and commodity funds suffered a similar fate during the month, albeit to a lesser extent, while actively managed real estate funds also saw net outflows. In contrast, investors turned...

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