Equity Positioning Across Sectors

Equity Positioning Across Sectors Considering the potential for growth and profitability, does it make sense for investors to favor the mega-cap growth & tech and financial sectors? Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Discretionary vs. Systematic Equity Positioning

Discretionary vs. Systematic Equity Positioning Systematic equity positioning in the 79th percentile and discretionary equity positioning in the 87th percentile indicate a strong bullish sentiment and notable confidence in equity markets. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Consolidated Equity Positioning

Consolidated Equity Positioning Even though consolidated equity positioning is in the 84th percentile, it remains below the highs seen in July 2023 and has not reached an extreme level. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Weekly U.S. Equity Fund Flows

Weekly U.S. Equity Fund Flows Over the past week, U.S. equity funds recorded substantial inflows of $10.37 billion, reflecting investor confidence in the potential returns of the U.S. stock market. Image: BofA Global Research

Sentiment – Risk Appetite and Expected U.S. Equity Market Performance

Sentiment – Risk Appetite and Expected U.S. Equity Market Performance U.S. equity investors are embracing risk again in February. This shift in sentiment can be attributed to a more positive economic outlook, suggesting a promising future for the equity market. Image: S&P Global Market Intelligence

GWIM Equity Allocation as % Assets Under Management

GWIM Equity Allocation as % Assets Under Management BofA’s private clients are currently expressing optimism regarding the growth potential and expected returns from equity markets, as demonstrated by their allocation of 60% of their portfolios to equities. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy

Cumulative Equity Flows

Cumulative Equity Flows Investments in equities within emerging market funds continue to display strong and robust strength. Image: Deutsche Bank Asset Allocation

Emerging Market Equity Flows

Emerging Market Equity Flows Strong flows into EM equity funds continue to signal a positive and encouraging outlook for investors, illustrating robust market confidence and potential for growth. Image: BofA Global Investment Strategy