BMO GAM: Market uncertainty takes toll on number of funds generating consistently strong returns

'Volatility has had a negative impact'

clock • 1 min read
Rotational markets impacting number of funds delivering consistently strong returns
Image:

Rotational markets impacting number of funds delivering consistently strong returns

The number of funds generating consistent top quartile returns declined in the third quarter this year, as ongoing uncertainty since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic continued to impact the market, research by BMO Global Asset Management shows.

Only 11 out of over 1,060 funds analysed in the 12 main IA sectors achieved consistent top quartile returns in each of the last three 12 month periods, as of the end of Q3 2021, according to BMO GAM's...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space

  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management

  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day

  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts

  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now

 

Already an Investment Week
member?

Login

More on Funds

Market uncertainty said to be possible reason behind low retail sales

UK retail fund sales sink to lowest level since September 2020

Investors in ‘wait and see’ mode in October

clock 02 December 2021 • 1 min read
abrd unveils EM debt fund
ESG

abrdn launches EM Sustainable Development Corporate Bond fund

1% AMC for retail share class

clock 01 December 2021 • 1 min read
Former fund manager Neil Woodford

Link invests more into Woodford stock Mafic

Fund now sits at £124.3m

clock 30 November 2021 • 1 min read
Trustpilot