UK Sustainable Fund Flows Surge

Assets in one sustainable fund grew by 60% in February alone, but UK funds continue to see outflows, especially equity income offerings

James Gard 16 March, 2021 | 12:34AM
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February was a volatile month for global stock and bond markets, but UK fund investors remained on board, committing nearly £2 billion in net flows last month, according to the latest Morningstar data.

Recent trends continued, with allocation and fixed-income funds in favour and UK equity funds and money market funds out. It was also another strong month for sustainable funds, with £2.5 billion added in February, a large inflow considering that these funds only make up 7% of the fund universe.

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