The Zacks Investment Management industry has benefited from rising equity market volatility and increased client activity amid the coronavirus outbreak in 2020 and the early months of this year. Although there has been continued uncertainty since the emergence of the Omicron variant, markets have begun to normalize. Client activity remains correct, resulting in an overall inflow of assets.
While lower interest rates and high spending on technology upgrades could hamper profitability, investment manager revenues are expected to increase due to rising asset-under-management (AUM) balances. Thus, industry players like BlackRock (NYSE:), Inc. BLK, Franklin Resources (NYSE:), Inc. Well and Affiliate Managers Group (NYSE:), Inc. AMG should win.
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