Investors Take Flight from UK Funds

ASSET FLOWS: Investors were pulling their money out of UK funds in January, according to the latest Morningstar data

Alanna Petroff 1 March, 2013 | 5:15PM
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UK and European investors have been shunning UK equity funds and UK bond funds, according to the latest Morningstar asset flow data. Even though equity markets have been rallying and investors have been pouring money into other investments, UK funds have been left out in the cold.

"Downward economic data for the British economy has translated into reduced fund flows into UK equity funds [in January], despite an increasing appetite for equity funds more broadly,” said Morningstar analyst Ali Masarwah

For the month of January, these were the three most unpopular fund categories in all of Europe:

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Alanna Petroff

Alanna Petroff  is a financial journalist with Morningstar UK.

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