Globally, long-term mutual funds gathered US$56 billion in net inflows during April, approximately half of the March result. Bond products led all major asset classes by gathering $60 billion, followed by mixed and 'other' vehicles with over US$34 billion collectively. On the contrary, equity funds suffered US$39 billion in net redemptions.
At the regional level, Local Europe, International/Cross-Border, and Asia regions attracted a similar aggregate of new investor money totaling approximately US$15 billion each in net contributions. The U.S. region added about US$10 billion, while Latin America saw outflows of US$1 billion for the month.