Foreign investors own 66% of UK-listed shares

Pedro Gonçalves
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Foreign investors own 66% of UK-listed shares

Foreign investors now own 66% of UK-listed shares, up from 64% in 2019, according to an analysis of UK shareholder registers by investor relations consultancy Orient Capital. US investors are the largest foreign holders of British shares, owning 28% of the London market in 2021. Almost three-fifths of this (57%) is from US mutual funds.  "Along with their Canadian neighbours, US mutual funds now own £1 in every £6 of UK shares, up from just £1 in £9 in 2013, making them the largest shar...

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