πŸ‘€ News from the flow side #2 : What happened in January in Europe to sustainable funds ?

3 March 2021

In January 2021, Sustainable mutual fund flows in Europe continued to be sustained as investor interest for green strategies was confirmed. January flows reached €41bn which is the second-highest figure ever. It is also close to December’s all-time record high of €43bn (Morningstar Jan 2021).

Active funds dominated the sustainable fund flows in January with close to 80% of inflows and increased by 10% vs December 2020 to reach a record high of €32bn. Active equity fund flows were up 10% and reached a record high of €21bn. In the fixed income space, active flows dominated and were stable vs December 2020 at €5bn in the context of decreasing total flows on fixed income funds.

Sustainable passive fund flows decreased in January 2021 to €9bn following December 2020 record high of €14bn. Yet they continued to be very sustained as this represents the third-highest month ever. Equity funds gathered the major part of the inflows toward sustainable passive funds.

πŸ‘‰A reliable and exhaustive use of data is key to produce fair analysis to help investors achieving their goals.

Marlene Hassine Konqui