Winning funds combine performance and reliability, with over a third demonstrating consistency by repeating their successes over the previous two years. Our sister site Money Observer reveals all.
Research suggests that correct asset allocation can explain 90% of a portfolio's return over time.
As a UK equity fund is a staple investment in most domestic investors' portfolios, Money Observer lists 2014's top-rated funds and trusts.
Whether an inheritance, a redundancy payment or even a lottery win, receiving a windfall can transform your financial circumstances.
Kames and CF Ruffer contribute two of Money Observer's three favoured mixed asset funds, with the other an intriguing offering.
Money Observer looks at the top two bond funds as featured in their Premier League; Jupiter Strategic and Royal London Ethical.
Artemis and Somerset-managed funds make Money Observer's Premier League team from the global sector and global emerging markets sectors.
The four regional categories in Money Observer's Premier League of funds include Europe and Japan, whetre Baillie Gifford offerings triumph.
Cazenove has two of its UK-based offerings in Money Observer's top-rated funds for that region, with Neptune and Henderson's also popular.
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