March 2 (Reuters) - Schroders
* CEO says has seen positive inflows into equity products in Q1.
* Says positive fund performance over 1-, 3- and 5-years to help drive flows in 2017.
* Says backs move to transparency on fees, but should keep transaction costs separate.
* Says firm has no plans to change its handling of research costs from the current structure; will pay for some itself, charge rest to clients. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Simon Jessop)