Colombian AFPs shun US, see better opportunities in Europe and Asia

AFP exposure to Europe, Asia and even emerging markets were at year-to-date highs, as the rise of the US stock market failed to excite Colombian portfolio managers.

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Colombian AFPs ended 2016 with rush into US equities and exit from Europe

Colombian pension-manager allocations to North American equity as of December reached USD 3.2 billion in December, or 22% of the USD 14.5 billion cross-border portfolio, vs. just 14% in July.

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Colombian AFPs boosted their exposure to emerging markets in August

Colombian AFPs in August increased their exposure to emerging-markets equity by US 477 million, lifting their stake in the region to 24% just behind that of Europe. iShares reached USD 6.4 billion in AUMs, leading the field.

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US and Asian equity managers again pounded by Chilean AFPs

Chilean AFPs pulled investments in February from Asian and North American equities, as well as from high-yield bonds, in moves that hurt funds and ETFs like iShares Core S&P 500, Financial Select Sector SPDR, Investec Asian Equity and Axa US High Yield Bonds.

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Colombian AFPs redeemed positions in December in face of global equity downturn

A double-whammy of poor performance and redemptions by Colombian AFPs from positions in North America, Europe, Japan and emerging markets left global sponsors reeling in the final month of 2015.

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