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Results: Investor Poll on CEFs

CEFA conducted a brief poll on CEF usage through the website.

With the majority of survey participants identifying themselves as individual investors, most respondents indicated that they currently use the CEF structure. Below, we’ve captured the most-used CEF asset classes, touching on the drivers behind whether or not an investor will use a CEF product in their portfolio.

Coming in the lead for asset-class usage were municipal bonds, diversified US equity and taxable US bond. More, the most important factors investors consider when investing in a CEF are yield, discount and total return.


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