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The report supplements the findings of the High Level Forum on the CMU by analysing the investment behaviour of households across 25 European countries. It looks specifically at the progress made in recent years in shifting household financial wealth from bank deposits towards capital market instruments, namely life insurance and pension fund products, investment funds, debt securities and listed shares.
The results reveal wide disparities across Member States, while also displaying some common elements:
 The High Level Forum was an expert group composed of highly experienced industry executives and top international experts and scholars that fed into the work on the future Capital Markets Union policies of the European Commission. More at: https://ec.europa.eu/info/publications/cmu-high-level-forum_en#200610.