Investors channel £295m into UK equity funds in July

Net retail sales remained strong at £4.8bn

Pedro Gonçalves
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Dividends outlook contributing to more positive investor sentiment towards UK shares

Dividends outlook contributing to more positive investor sentiment towards UK shares

Funds investing in UK companies attracted £295m in July as the outlook for dividend payments continued to strengthen, the latest figures from the Investment Association reveal.

July is the second consecutive month of inflows to the IA UK All Companies sector.  The FTSE All-Share total return year-to-date is 11.7%. Net retail sales remained strong in July at £4.8bn, sli...

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