Equity Funds Back in Favour After 12 Months of Outflows

Equity funds saw net inflows in November for the first time in a year, as investors turned risk-on and ditched money market funds

Annalisa Esposito 23 December, 2019 | 9:02AM

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Equity funds saw their first month of net inflows for more than a year in November, enticing investors back after a sustained period of negative sentiment. Investors poured £708 million into equity funds in the month, latest data from Morningstar Direct reveals. It's a sharp turnaround from recent trends, which have seen investors pull £16.2 billion out of equity funds over the past 12 months. 

November was an interesting month for the fund universe as a whole, which was struck by a sharp change in investor sentiment. A widely predicted Conservative party win in the UK General Election is thought to have sparked the wave of optimism for UK investments. 

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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