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Brussels, 25th March 2020 - The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), has today published its latest International Statistical Release describing the trends in worldwide investment fund industry in the fourth quarter of 2019*.
Worldwide regulated open-ended fund assets increased by 3.1 percent to EUR 52.7 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2019. Worldwide net cash flow to all funds amounted to EUR 808 billion, compared to EUR 622 billion in the third quarter of 2019.
Bernard Delbecque, Senior Director for Economics and Research commented: “Net sales of equity funds rebounded strongly during the fourth quarter of 2019, as investor confidence strengthened at that time against the background of improved economic conditions".
Other main developments in the worldwide investment fund industry in the fourth quarter of 2019 include: