Investors Turn Cautious as Markets Hit Highs

Despite markets hitting record highs in April, muted inflows into equity funds suggests investor are taking a cautious approach

James Gard 17 May, 2021 | 11:31AM
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UK funds attracted nearly £4 billion in April, according to the latest Morningstar fund flow data, but investors are preferring allocation and fixed income funds over equity funds.

Within the equity space, UK large-cap equity and equity income funds remained out of favour, although the recent strong performance of value funds attracted investor interest. A Royal London sustainable tracker was the most popular fund by inflows, capping another strong month for the group.

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