Swedes spend net SEK20.5bn on funds in April

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Net sales of investment funds hit SEK20.5bn (€2.2bn) in Sweden in April, according to data from the Swedish Investment Fund Association.

Net sales were recorded across all categories, although peak interest was seen in balanced funds, which attraced SEK11.8bn. Overall assets increased to a new industry record of SEK3.376trn (€365bn).

Bond funds saw net sales of SEK3.9bn, while equity and money market funds attracted SEK1.5bn and SEK0.4bn respectively. Hedge funds attracted SEK1.3bn.

Total net sales in 2015 to date have been SEK60.5bn (€6.5bn), of which three quarters has been in balanced funds

Pia Nilsson, CEO of the Swedish Investment Fund Association, said: “A great interest for balanced funds has been evident a long time and during last month the trend was strengthened further since April is a month with large deposits to occupational pensions.”


Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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