The global outlook series on Mutual Funds provides statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global mutual funds industry, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth drivers. Market discussions in the report are punctuated with a number of fact-rich market data tables. Regional markets elaborated upon include United States, Canada, Japan, Finland, France, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, China, Hong Kong, India, South Korea, Philippines, Columbia, Mexico and UAE among others. Also included is an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 574 companies worldwide.