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Strategic bond funds remain in favour despite concerns on bonds

Strategic bond funds remain in favour despite concerns on bonds

Fixed-income funds experienced a net outflow of £235m in February, in contrast to a net inflow of £1.6bn in January and net retail sales of £14.3bn in 2017, according to the Investment Association, the trade body that represents UK investment managers. With monthly average inflows of £1.2bn, 2017 was fixed-income funds' best-selling year. In fact, fixed-income funds have not had a net retail outflow since November 2016, when this amounted to £197m.

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