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Latest Fund Asset Statistics from EFAMA

Main Highlights in the Statistical Release from the European Fund and Asset Management Association

1. Investment fund assets worldwide increased 5.4 percent in the second quarter of 2009, to reach EUR 14.4 trillion at end June 2009. On a U.S. dollar-denominated basis, investment funds assets worldwide increased 12.0 percent in the second quarter of 2009, to $20.34 trillion. The difference with the increase measured on a Euro-denominated basis reflects the weakening of the dollar.

2. Net inflows into all funds was EUR 84 billion in the second quarter, up from EUR 46 billion in the first quarter. Net inflows to long-term funds (all funds excluding money market funds) were EUR 240 billion in the second quarter, compared with a cumulative outflow of EUR 425 billion over the prior three quarters. Equity, bond and balanced funds recorded net inflows of EUR 68 billion, EUR 121 billion and EUR 26 billion, respectively, in the second quarter. In contrast to long term funds, money market funds experienced net outflows of EUR 156 billion in the second quarter of 2009, after experiencing cumulative net inflows of EUR 405 billion over the previous three quarters.

3. At the end of June 2009, assets of equity funds represented 36 percent of all investment fund assets worldwide. The asset share of bond funds was 19 percent and the asset share of money market funds was 28 percent. Balanced fund assets represented 10 percent of the worldwide total.

4. Taking into account non-UCITS, the market share of Europe in the world market reached 38.0 percent at the end of June 2009, and that of the United States 44.5 percent. Excluding non-UCITS, the share of Europe and the United States reached 31.5 percent and 49.1 percent, respectively.

via Efama – Downloads | Latest Trends | Statistics.

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