In August 2018, the value under management of collective investment undertakings in transferable securities (UCITS) amounted to 11,020.3 million euros, down 98.2 million euros (0.9%) than in July. In the alternative investment organizations (OIA), the monthly amount under management decreased by 4.1% to € 823.7 million.
In the 2nd quarter 2018, building permits increased by 19.1% in comparison with the same period of the previous year (+6.3% in the 1st quarter 2018), corresponding to 5.6 thousand buildings. Building permits for new constructions increased by 20.0% (+7.8% in the 1st quarter 2018),) while the number of rehabilitation permits increased by 18.4% (-0.1% in the 1st quarter 2018). Completed buildings recorded a 17.9% increase (+15.7% in the 1st quarter 2018) with a total of 3.6 thousand buildings.