UK Mutual Funds Market Trends

Statistics for the 2023 & 2024 UK Mutual Funds market trends, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. UK Mutual Funds trend report includes a market forecast to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry trends analysis as a free report PDF download.

Market Trends of UK Mutual Funds Industry

Growing Personal Finance Sector is Driving the Market

The growing personal finance sector in the UK drives the mutual fund market. Personal finance encompasses various financial services aimed at individuals, such as banking, insurance, investments, and retirement planning. People of the UK are becoming more aware of the importance of saving and investing for their future financial well-being, which has increased the demand for investment products such as mutual funds.

Retirement planning has become a major concern for many people in the UK due to an aging population and changes in pension regulations. People want personalized retirement solutions that go beyond traditional pensions. This has expanded services such as self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs) and individual savings accounts (ISAs), which provide tax benefits and greater control over retirement savings. Individuals have turned to alternative investment options in response to the low-interest-rate environment and volatility in other asset classes for ways to grow their wealth through investment vehicles such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

UK Mutual Funds Market - Investments Growth Rate, UK, In Percentage, 2019-2022

Potential for Capital Appreciation is Driving the Market

Capital appreciation refers to growth in the market value of assets or investments. Capital appreciation in equity shares is passive and gradual. It can occur due to macroeconomic and microeconomic factors. In the mutual fund industry, 'growth funds' often invest in capital appreciation funds. These funds invest in young stocks that can grow and increase in value based on the company's improved fundamental metrics.

Mutual funds give investors access to a diverse portfolio of securities by pooling money from multiple investors. Mutual funds can invest in a wide range of assets, including stocks, bonds, and other financial instruments, reducing risks and increasing the potential for capital appreciation.

UK Mutual Funds Market - Growth Funds, Profit Rates, UK, In Percentage, 2018-2022

UK Mutual Funds Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)