TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - RBC Global Asset Management Inc. (RBC GAM Inc.) today announced October mutual fund net redemptions of $545 million. Long-term funds had net redemptions of $594 million and money market funds had net sales of $49 million. Mutual fund assets under management decreased by 3.7 percent.
"As market volatility has increased in recent months, many investors and advisors are looking for solutions to help diversify their portfolios," said Doug Coulter, President of RBC Global Asset Management Inc. "In October, among our top-selling solutions were the RBC Fixed Income Pools, which RBC Global Asset Management launched this past summer. They provide an efficient and cost-effective way to invest in fixed income markets across the world, and offer strong diversification."
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 institutional 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 $425 billion in assets and have approximately 1,400 employees located across Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
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