European money market funds experience worst September flows on record

Sales down 83%

James Baxter-Derrington
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Multi-asset funds were the only UCITS asset class to increase over September 2021
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Multi-asset funds were the only UCITS asset class to increase over September 2021

European money market funds recorded their worst September outflows ever, with €57bn leaving the space in a single month, according to data from the European Fund and Asset Management Association.

Net sales of UCITS and AIFs was just €9bn, down 83% from August's figure of €53bn, with AIFs the only positive contributor over the month. UK fixed income funds suffer worst outflows since March 2020 UCITS funds recorded net outflows of €3bn in September 2021, compared to net inflows of €72bn the previous month, with the €57bn of flows haemorrhaging from money market funds enough to negate the positive flows of equity, bond and multi-asset flows across the region. Flows were down across the UCITS board, with equity funds recording net sales of €19bn compared to €22bn the previous m...

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