ESG funds suffer following outbreak of war in Ukraine

Institute of International Funds research shows drop to $15bn in March

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ESG funds suffer following outbreak of war in Ukraine

Flows into global ESG funds fell to just $15bn (£11.5bn) in March this year, as the fallout of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February took its toll on markets, according to data from Institute of International Funds (IIF).

The organisation highlighted the "challenging backdrop" of the first quarter of this year as a whole, which saw overall flows into ESG funds fall to $75bn, marking a "sharp slowdown" from their recent...

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