Editor's letter: End-of-season sale

UK equity funds bearing brunt

Lauren Mason
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Investment Week editor Lauren Mason
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Investment Week editor Lauren Mason

The old investment adage of “sell in May, go away, come back on St Leger’s Day” was shunned by investors over the summer, with Investment Association figures released last Thursday showing fund inflows for August exceeding £5.3bn.

This marked the first ever time IA retail fund sales have exceeded £5bn during the month, according to the organisation. The IA Global sector proved to be the best-selling sector for the sixth time...

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