Statistical Press Release – Investment funds - December 2019
At the end of 2019 the outstanding amount of investment fund shares/units (net value) was €27.1 billion, i.e. €1.8 billion more than at the end of 2018 (Chart 1).
Activity growth was mainly seen in investment in shares and other equity and fund shares/units by around €1.5 billion, and in debt securities mostly issued by non-residents by €0.9 billion. This was partially offset by a €0.3 billion reduction in real estate.
Households remained the main investor sector in Portuguese investment funds, holding around 48% of the total outstanding amount of investment fund shares/units at the end of 2019, recording a €2.1 billion increase in the amount invested in 2019 (Chart 2).
Next update: 14 May 2020