Statistical Press Release – Investment funds - December 2020
At the end of 2020, the amount of shares/units (total net value) issued by investment funds was €28.7 billion, a peak since October 2010 (Chart 1).
Shares/units issued increased to the amount of €1.2 billion from December 2019. This increase was mainly due to bond, mixed and equity funds, which grew by more than €945 million, €393 million and €203 million respectively.
Households remained the main investor sector in investment funds, holding around 50% of the total amount of shares/units issued. In 2020, the household portfolio increased by €1.2 billion, thus contributing to a cumulative increase of €3.4 billion since the beginning of 2019 (Chart 2).
Next update: 13 May 2021