Investors Ditch Equity Income After Woodford Suspension

Latest Investment Association figures show investors are seeking safety in fixed income funds, with £2.4 billion invested in June

Holly Black 1 August, 2019 | 11:07AM

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Skittish investors pulled almost half a billion pounds out of equity income funds in June as they sought safety in fixed income.

Latest figures from trade body the Investment Association show that £2.4 billion was invested in fixed income funds in the month, while trackers attracted a record £1.6 million.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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