Investors exit emerging markets funds

Outflows driven by ETFs with Russia out in the cold
Thursday 17 May 2018 Author: Tom Sieber
Data from investment bank UBS shows emerging markets funds saw the second-biggest weekly outflow since 2016 in the week to 9 May. This breaks a run of 11 weeks of inflows which has attracted $26.6bn into emerging market equities in the wake of the global market correction in February. Around 97% of the outflows were linked to exchange-traded funds. UBS notes ‘this fund type has been the major driver...

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