Investors Flee Funds at Record Rate as Risks Rise

The third quarter of 2018 saw investors pull almost £9 billion from UK open-end funds as volatility and geo-politics weigh on sentiment towards risk assets

David Brenchley 22 October, 2018 | 10:04AM

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Nervous investors withdrew more cash from funds in the three months to the end of September than in any other quarter in the past 10 years, data from Morningstar Direct reveals.

A net £8.85 billion was taken out of funds in total in the third quarter of 2018, almost three times more than the £3 billion pulled in the first quarter of 2016.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Jupiter Strategic Bond I Acc107.93 GBP0.44
SLI Global Absolute Ret Strat Plat 1 Acc58.44 GBP0.10

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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