Square Mile: Advisers increasingly seek inflation protection

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Financial advisers increasingly sought funds offering inflation protection in the final quarter last year, according to Square Mile’s latest quarterly Market Intelligence Report.

Some 14.5% of all searches carried out within the Academy of Funds were inflation protection-focused, up from 4.5% the previous quarter. Meanwhile, funds with a focus on capital preservation also saw more interest, accounting for 13.2% of all searches in Q3. The most popular viewed outcome was - yet again - capital accumulation, however interest dropped considerably from 52.2% in Q3 to 39.9% in Q4. Interest in income stayed stable at 32.9%. Artemis Fund Managers registered a strong surge in renewed interest among advisers. It was the most popular group, accounting for 8.9% of views...

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