Statistical Press Release - Investment funds - 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