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Where Investors Worldwide Are Placing Their Bets

Our analysis of global asset flows in 2016 finds that investors embraced bonds, favored passive products, and sought low-cost options.

The Morningstar 2016 Global Asset Flows Report analyzes the flows that investors placed in global open-end funds and exchange-traded products during the past year and what these trends reveal about past performance, as well as investor behavior and expectations going forward. The report contains a global overview and a region-specific section delving a little deeper into the U.S., the largest investable market in the world.

Some highlights: