Investors splash the cash and turn passive

Money heads into equity funds, bonds and new multi-assets

US stocks retreat ahead of Fed decision

Bund yield slides to record low

Sector fund sales booming

Popularity of targeted exposures rewarding US behemoths

BlackRock builds growth strategy on ‘blockbuster’ funds

Biggest products driving sales

Investors dump high-yield bond funds

Withdrawals reach $4.8bn this week – the largest in over a year

Bubbles are forming in the credit market

Auto loans heat up, with emerging market corporate debt also expanding fast

Calamos active equity ETF lifts the veil on portfolio

Mutual fund clone dismisses industry fears over investment transparency

Canada’s BMO headed for Hong Kong ETF market

Raft of rollouts in the pipeline, with emphasis on targeted exposures

Hot ETF sellers give distribution its due

Fast-growing firms credit heavy investments in sales forces

Investing against the grain

The long-term picture is weak but there may be gains to be made