Fixed income funds gather €82bn in Q1 2024 amid 'continued investor love story'

Morningstar European Asset Flows

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Fixed income funds gathered €82bn of net inflows in the first quarter of 2024, making it the second best quarter of the last three years for the sector, according to data from Morningstar.

In March alone, bond funds saw €16.3bn of net inflows, making it the 16th consecutive month of positive flows for the asset class. Valerio Baselli, senior international editor at Morningstar, said bonds showed "continued resilience" and investors' "love story" with fixed income continued in the first quarter. Morningstar places raft of Blackrock bond funds under review after Krautzberger exit Europe-domiciled long-term funds enjoyed €1bn of inflows in March and €52.3bn in the first quarter. This demonstrates positive sentiment, driven by hopes of interest rate cuts as early as the ...

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