TORONTO, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM Inc.) today announced February mutual fund net sales of $1.5 billion. Long-term funds had net sales of $1.6 billion and money market funds had net redemptions of $30 million. Mutual fund assets under management decreased by 2.4 per cent.
"In an environment of heightened market volatility, Canadian investors are prioritizing globally diversified solutions," said Doug Coulter, President of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. "Last month, two of the best-selling funds were the RBC Core Plus Bond Pool and the RBC Core Bond Pool, which are actively managed and globally diversified fixed income solutions. Notably, the RBC Core Plus Bond Pool surpassed the milestone of $3 billion in assets under management last month."
Mutual fund sales results information is based on preliminary data from the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC) and only include Canadian prospectus qualified mutual funds.
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About RBC Global Asset Management RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM) is the asset management division of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and includes money managers BlueBay Asset Management and Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management. RBC GAM is a provider of global investment management services and solutions to institutional, high-net-worth and individual investors through separate accounts, pooled funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, exchange-traded funds and specialty investment strategies. The RBC GAM group of companies manage approximately $470 billion in assets and have approximately 1,400 employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
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