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The best and worst property fund performers

Property-Building-Growth-House-Housing-700x450.jpgThe property sector has been in the spotlight since Brexit, when redemptions led to gating of funds.

Both the FCA and Bank of England have since reviewed the liquidity mismatch between funds and their underlying assets.

While weaker sterling encouraged institutional money into the asset class, the UK’s snap general election led to a disappointing end to Q2. Investment Association figures show net outflows of £2m compared to inflows of £56m in May and £69m in April.

Funds in the sector must invest at least 60 per cent of assets into direct property or 80 per cent into property securities.

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 This is my last editorial column for Money Marketing, and the last day that I will oversee the team as editor. Over the last seven years as part of Money Marketing I have seen two regulators, three governments, two advice market reviews and countless (and I mean countless) FCA consultations. Money Marketing is known for […]

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