EU equities received inflows of $2.4 billion for the week ended April 24, 2015.
US equities (SPX) witnessed net outflows for the sixth straight week. Total outflows for the week ended April 24, 2015, stood at $1.2 billion.
Janus Capital Group’s average assets under management increased by 7.5% over the first quarter of last year. The increase was primarily due to market appreciation and new equity flows.
Janus Capital Group (JNS) competes with mutual fund managers as well as ETF providers, including Franklin Resources (BEN), Federated Investors (FII), BlackRock (BLK), et cetera.
Janus Capital Group (JNS) has returned more than 60% since it hired Bill Gross from PIMCO. It now trades at a premium to its peers in the business.
The Janus Capital Group balance sheet provides the company with enough comfort to expand operations in new categories and regions.
Janus Capital Group (JNS) reported net profits of $45 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, beating the Wall Street analyst estimate by 3 cents.
Emerging market equities saw inflows of $284 million as compared to negative flows for both US and European equities.
EU equities witnessed a net outflow of $0.9 billion for the week ended April 17, 2015.
US equities (SPX) witnessed net outflows for the fifth straight week. Total outflows for the week ended April 17, 2015, stood at $4.2 billion.
Emerging market ETF options have increased over the past few years. Net flows are likely to rise for ETFs associated with performing economies.
Investors expect EU equities to outperform the US in the medium term. Slow corporate growth and an expected interest rate hike are dampening US performance.
US equities were impacted by weak jobs data and slower construction and manufacturing activity. But the energy sector attracted investors.
US equities (SPX) are trading at a premium on a one-year forward earnings basis, when compared to European equities (EFA) and emerging markets (EEM).
Major mutual funds prefer Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-B) over private equity firms and asset managers like Blackstone (BX) and BlackRock (BLK).
Emerging markets attracted overall positive cash flows for the week ending April 2, 2015. Investments witnessed increased allocation by 7% over the past three years.
The announcement of QE by the EU region led to continuous buying of EU equities in 2015. For the week ending April 2, 2014, the region witnessed a marginal outflow.
US equities witnessed outflows from the equities in the last few weeks. For the week ending April 2, 2014, US equities saw outflows of $3 billion.
US equities (SPY) continue their upward trend in 2015. The S&P 500 Index was marginally up by 0.52% to 2,067. The gains were smallest in the current year.
US equities (SPY) have performed well over the past few years and have continued their run in 2015. Equities have outperformed major economies.