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Balance Sheet: S.1: LE: B.90: Total net worth: CP: NSA: £m

£ 8,063,477 m

2014

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26 November 2015

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Investment by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts in the UK (MQ5): Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2016

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  • Net disinvestment of £3 billion was reported by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts in the first quarter (January to March) of 2016. This was only the fourth quarter of net disinvestment since the start of this series in 1987.
  • Net disinvestment of £10 billion in overseas ordinary shares in Quarter 1 2016 was the largest disinvestment for this series since the first quarter of 2000 (£23 billion).
  • In Quarter 1 2016, unit trusts and property unit trusts reported net disinvestment of £4 billion, the first quarter of disinvestment for this series since the fourth quarter of 2007.
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