Statistical Press Release - Investment funds - September 2018
At the end of the third quarter of 2018, the outstanding amount of investment fund shares/units (net value) reached €26.1 billion, €0.4 billion less than at the end of June 2018 (Chart 1).
This fall in investment resulted in a decline of around €0.2 billion in investment in deposits. Additionally, non-financial assets recorded a €0.1 billion reduction, resulting from the sale of real estate, and investment in shares/units issued by foreign investment funds decreased by the same amount.
Households remained the main investor sector in Portuguese investment funds, holding around 43% of the total outstanding amount of investment fund shares/units at the end of September 2018, recording a €0.3 billion decrease in the amount invested in the third quarter of 2018 (Chart 2).
Next update: 14 Feb. 2019