Mutual Fund Assets Market to Surge to $1058.13 Billion by 2032, Propelled by 7.0% CAGR

Mutual Fund Assets Market Size Worth $1,058.13 Billion By 2032 | CAGR: 7.0%

The global mutual fund assets market size is expected to reach USD 1,058.13 billion by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report “Mutual Fund Assets Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Investment Strategy, By Type, By Distribution Channel, By Investment Style, By Investor Type, By Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

The market's expansion has been propelled by technological progress and the accessibility of online investment platforms. These platforms simplify the process for investors to conduct research, make comparisons, and invest in mutual funds. The convenience associated with online investing, combined with attributes such as automated portfolio management and investment strategies aligned with goals, has garnered the interest of a wider spectrum of investors and extended the influence of mutual funds. Additionally, the surge in retirement savings and pension plans has further fueled the growth of the market.

As both individuals and entities emphasize extended financial planning and saving for retirement, the role of mutual funds as a potent instrument for wealth accumulation becomes prominent. A multitude of retirement plans, including the U.S.'s 401(k) plans, feature mutual funds as accessible investment alternatives, catering to the needs of retirement savers. The existence of regulatory frameworks and safeguards for investors contributes to bolstering confidence in mutual funds and fostering the expansion of the market.

Regulators establish benchmarks and prerequisites for mutual funds, ensuring transparency, responsibility, and equitable treatment of investors. This regulatory oversight not only cultivates trust but also stimulates heightened participation from individuals and institutions alike, encouraging them to channel investments into mutual funds.

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The market has received a favorable impetus from the economic stimulus initiatives enacted by governments across the globe to counter the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. These measures, which encompass actions like interest rate reductions and fiscal stimulus arrangements, have established an environment conducive to investment, prompting augmented inflows into mutual funds. Moreover, the resurgence of financial markets after the initial turbulence caused by the pandemic has elevated investor assurance and motivated them to direct their capital into mutual funds with the aim of attaining potential returns.

Mutual Fund Assets Market Report Highlights

  • The equity strategy segment held the largest share, as they have the potential for long-term capital appreciation and have higher ROI
  • The active segment dominated the market, as it provides high-level accountability and security for better portfolio management.
  • North America garnered the largest share due to the presence of high-worth individuals, better financial regulations, and fund security.
  • Key players include BlackRock, Vanguard Group, Charles Schwab, JPMorgan Chase, FMR, and State Street Corporation.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the mutual fund assets market report based on investment strategy, type, distribution channel, investment style, investor type, and region:

Mutual Fund Assets, Investment Strategy Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Equity Strategy
  • Fixed Income Strategy
  • Multi-asset/Balanced Strategy
  • Sustainable Strategy
  • Money Market Strategy
  • Others

Mutual Fund Assets, Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Open-ended
  • Close-ended

Mutual Fund Assets, Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Direct Sales
  • Financial Advisor
  • Broker-dealer
  • Banks
  • Others

Mutual Fund Assets, Investment Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Active
  • Passive

Mutual Fund Assets, Investor Type Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Retail
  • Institutional

Mutual Fund Assets, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa

Mutual Fund Assets Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 615.4 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 1,058.13 billion


7.0% from 2024 - 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 - 2022

Forecast period

2024 - 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

Investment strategy, type, distribution channel, investment style, investor type, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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