With market prices currently bouncing around like a rubber ball, investors have begun looking for funds with the right mix of equities, fixed income, and alternative assets to shore up their portfolios. Global “go-anywhere” funds may be an alternative for these investors.

Net flows into the conventional funds business (excluding exchange-traded funds) have been somewhat lopsided over the last few years, with bond funds collecting the lion’s share of the booty. However, investors have not given up on equity funds entirely, generally injecting net new money primarily into world equity funds, mixed-asset (target date and target risk) funds, and select commodity funds.

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