Mutual funds’ assets add 15.6% y/y to EUR 8.8bn at end-September.
Mutual funds’ assets add 15.6% y/y to EUR 8.8bn at end-September. Assets in domestic and foreign mutual funds amounted to CZK 248.1bn (EUR 8.8bn) at end-September, representing a 15.6% y/y growth, Association for the Capital Market (AKAT) statistics showed. In Q3 alone, clients’ assets added 3.8%. As of end-Sep, foreign funds added 6.1% q/q to CZK 104bn, while domestic funds preserved their larger share at 58.1%. Assets in money market funds decreased by 5.1% y/y (1.5% q/q decline) to CZK 96.5bn, while those in bond funds dropped by 7.7% y/y (1.2% q/q) to CZK 40.7bn with their development being negatively affected by low yields. On the other hand, all other types of funds reported both y/y and q/q growth. Mixed funds soared by 32.3% y/y (8.8% q/q) to CZK 34.8bn, secured funds surged by 82.4% y/y (17.2% y/y) to CZK 31.1bn, equity funds increased by 47.4% y/y (10.3% q/q) to CZK 31.1bn, while funds of funds reported the smallest amount at CZK 12.8bn at end-Sep, up by nearly 3 times y/y and by 6.7% q/q.