European Investors hunting yield in the bond market

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The negative trend with regard to fund flows in Europe continued in March even as the securities markets rebounded. As a consequence, March was the eleventh month in a row long-term mutual funds posted net outflows after 16 consecutive months of net inflows. Given the current interest rate environment, it was surprising that bond funds (+€16.4 bn) were once again the best-selling asset type in the segment of long-term mutual funds, followed by real estate funds (+€0.1 bn). All other asset typ...

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