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Statistical Press Release - Investment funds - June 2019

Today, Banco de Portugal publishes statistics, in Table A.23 of the Statistical Bulletin and in BPstat, on the activity of investment funds for the quarter ending in June 2019

In the first half of 2019 the outstanding amount of investment fund shares/units (net value) was €26.4 billion, i.e. €1.1 billion more than at the end of 2018 (Chart 1).

 

Activity growth was mainly seen in investment in fund shares/units, of €0.6 billion, as well as in shares and other equity and debt securities, both of €0.2 billion. This investment was mostly placed in securities issued by non-residents.

 

Households continued to be the main investor sector in investment funds, holding approximately 44% of total fund shares/units, having increased by €0.8 billion in the first half of 2019 (Chart 2).

Next update: 14 Nov.2019