The Church of England was the most successful investor in the Kingdom

© AP Photo / Matt DunhamВид the houses of Parliament in LondonThe Church of England was the most successful investor in the Kingdom© AP Photo / Matt Dunham

The Foundation of the Church of England announced the «divine income» your investment portfolio for the year 2016, the profit amounted to 17.1%, which is higher than the most successful investment companies of the UK, writes The Guardian.

The organization, according to the newspaper, manages assets worth 7.9 billion pounds. It is to «support the Anglican Church and Christian presence in every community».

«Our participation in this fast-paced turn was a reflection of global processes and partly due to the depreciation of the British pound. Our performance over the last 30 years is 9.6% per year», — said the first Deputy Commissioner of the Church of England, sir Andrew Smith.

The Fund focuses on «ethical investing», checking including such factors as the compliance of the object with attachment to the norms of Christianity. The publication notes that the profit of the Church over the past decade, even slightly surpassed the Yale Fund, which, according to Financal Times, is one of the leaders.