Fund Investors Shun UK Property Over Brexit Uncertainty

Investors in open-ended funds have begun to cut their exposure to UK property funds, as Brexit day approaches with no deal yet negotiated

David Brenchley 26 February, 2019 | 7:32AM

UK property, property funds, Brexit, open-ended funds, UK housing market, commercial property

As the UK creeps closer to ‘Brexit day’ without an exit deal in place, investors are fleeing domestic assets, with property funds the latest casualty.

Despite being the best-performing Investment Association sector in 2018, with the average fund returning 2.86%, the IA UK Direct Property sector has seen two successive months of net outflows.

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