Boring Money: Fund investor trading activity plummets as pessimism grows

Fund investor tracker

Kathleen Gallagher
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Boring Money’s fund investor tracker has found that trading activity during the first half of October plummeted, as investor sentiment hit fresh lows.

The tracker conducts research with over 1,500 investors every three months, tracking general and market sentiment. The latest survey was collected between 30 September and 18 October. The figures show the lowest trading activity on record, with only 18% of fund investors have made any trades within the last three months, compared to 36% in Q2 2022. This reflects increasing investor cynicism as over half (51%) of investors thought that the UK stock market will go down in the next six months, compared to 19% who thought it would improve. Mini Budget-induced LDI crisis was 'full scale...

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