Swedish investors pile into equities in January

Jonathan Boyd
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Net flows to investment funds  surged through January to top SEK18bn (€1.71bn) across all categories, with equities fund inflows alone hitting SEK19bn (€1.81bn), according to data published by the Swedish Investment Fund Association (Fondbolagens förening) Balanced funds saw net inflows of SEK2.4bn, however net outflows from long and short term fixed income funds and hedge funds respectively hit SEK-1.4bn, SEK-0.6bn, and SEK-1.3bn. Gustav Sjöholm, savings economist at Sifa, said: "Investors kick-started the new decade by making big purchases of equity funds. Virus uncertainty from Chi...

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Jonathan Boyd
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Jonathan Boyd

Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope.