Retail investors boost August flows as bonds remain asset class of choice

Equity funds return to positive net flows

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Fixed income remains the asset class of choice, according to the latest Investment Association figures
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Fixed income remains the asset class of choice, according to the latest Investment Association figures

Retail investors bolstered August flows with net £1.8bn inflows compared with outflows of £565m in August 2019, with bonds remaining the best-selling asset class.

According to the latest Investment Association (IA) figures, fixed income bested all other asset classes with £1.4bn net retail sales, followed by mixed asset with £541m, while equity funds returned to...

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