The third quarter of 2012 served up mixed fortunes for the fund industry. Poor investor sentiment in the early summer contributed to lower sales and led to a dismal August with the lowest net retail sales since October 2008. Flows improved in September on the back of rising stock markets but fund managers report an increasingly distracted adviser community as the RDR deadline approaches. To read the rest of this press release, click here.
With lots of PLC-owned platforms in our statistics, we had to delay publication of the Platform Report until they'd all finished reporting their annual figures — it took until Mid March!
Anyway, if you're time starved but need to keep your fingers on the pulse, look no further. For the fund industry 60 second review, provided by Pridham, click here and for the Platform 60 second review click here.
Our inboxes are overloaded, and the number of reports waiting to be read never falls. We want to help not hinder... so de-stress and look clever with our 60-second reviews for the fund and platform industry — all the key trends and indicators on one easy-to-read page.
In today's busy world, executives need to understand the quarter's key trends quickly. Fundscape's 60 second reviews for the platform and fund industries provide senior management with the succinct information they need. Download the platform review here and the fund industry review here. If you have any queries, get in touch at info@ fundscape.co.uk.
Our sixty-second reviews do exactly what they say on the tin. Stay on top of things with these two invaluable documents. To download the fund industry review, click here. The platform industry review is available here.