Globally, long-term mutual funds gathered nearly US$106 billion in net inflows during March, over 10 times higher than the February result.
All major investment classes experienced net inflows for the month, with bond products leading the way collecting approximately US$67 billion, followed by "other" funds (which include absolute return, commodities, guaranteed, real estate and other alternative funds) with US$31 billion. Equity and mixed vehicles garnered a collective US$9 billion in net subscriptions.
At the regional level, the U.S. attracted the greatest aggregate of new investor money across all regions, totaling roughly US$43 billion in net contributions. Asia, Europe, Canada, and International/Cross-Border regions added about US$65 billion collectively, while Latin America saw outflows of US$1 billion for the month.