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MQ5: Investment by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts: 1st Quarter 2011

 This statistical bulletin provides information on investment by insurance companies, pension funds and trusts in the first quarter of 2011.
 Total net investment by these institutions was provisionally estimated to have been £17.0 billion in the first quarter of 2011, a similar level to that in the two previous quarters.
     
  •   Within this total, net investment in short-term assets rose to £11.5 billion in the first quarter of 2011, having been largely flat in recent quarters
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  •   Offsetting this, there is estimated to have been a net disinvestment of £3.4 billion in British government sterling ecurities in the first quarter, following a number of quarters of net investment in this asset The last two quarters of 2010 saw appreciable disinvestment in
 UK corporate securities and investment in overseas securities.
 These trends continued in the first quarter of 2011, though the figures were more modest (at a net disinvestment of £3.5 billion and net investment of £6.2 billion respectively)
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