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Global Fund Flows Dominated by Fixed-Income and ETFs

Discover new opportunities by following the money with Morningstar’s global fund flows data

Passive strategies have dominated the fixed income space, surpassing active management in organic growth rate. Explore the market share of major players in the industry, with Vanguard leading in passive assets, closely followed by iShares.

Discover how actively managed equity ETFs continue to gain momentum, achieving an impressive 48% growth in 2023. Understand the significance of Morningstar Medalist ratings and their impact on fund flows, as Gold, Silver, or Bronze-rated funds attracted substantial inflows throughout the year.

Asset managers rely on fund flow data to interpret investor behavior on a macro level. Morningstar’s biannual Global Fund Flows report evaluates funds by category, like exchange-traded funds or fixed-income funds, as well as region, asset class, and more.

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Global Fund Flows Dominated by Fixed-Income and ETFs

What's Inside our Research

  • Find out which of the largest fund groups posted the highest organic growth rates.
  • Learn which region dominates the global asset management landscape.
  • Discover which actively managed funds broke into the top 15 in year-to-date inflows.

Morningstar’s comprehensive Global Fund Flows report is based on 199,000-plus share classes across 72 domiciles. The figures in this report were compiled on July 17, 2023, and reflect only the funds that had reported net assets by that date. With this research, you can dig into emerging global trends in investor sentiment.

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