News & Analysis

Rated Funds 2015: Asia Pacific

Rated Funds 2015: Asia Pacific

The 10 funds and trusts to achieve our Rated Fund status have proven their ability to capture the best of Asia's dynamism, whilst delivering consistently high returns in the process.

Rated Funds 2015: Global emerging market equities

Rated Funds 2015: Global emerging market equities

Emerging market funds offer you direct exposure to companies in many of the world's fastest-growing economies.

Rated Funds 2015: Global equity income

Rated Funds 2015: Global equity income

The eight funds and four investment trusts that have earned our Rated Fund accolade have proven their ability to produce strong, consistent returns against other funds with similar mandates, or against a recognised benchmark such as the FTSE World index.

Rated Funds 2015: Global growth

Rated Funds 2015: Global growth

Investing globally means you can get some exposure to economies that are growing faster than the UK as well as companies and sectors that are not necessarily well represented on the UK stockmarket.

Rated Funds 2015: Specialist

Rated Funds 2015: Specialist

Highly specialised funds focusing on themes such as biotechnology, financials, technology and the environment should deliver handsome gains over the next decade

Rated Funds 2015: Property

Rated Funds 2015: Property

Our five Property Rated Funds - three funds and two trusts - are divided broadly into two categories.

Rated Funds 2015: Commodities

Rated Funds 2015: Commodities

Commodities have been a disappointing asset class to invest in over the past three years but our four Rated Funds in this group are managed by respected specialists in their field.

Rated Funds 2015: Lower risk mixed asset

Rated Funds 2015: Lower risk mixed asset

Most investors should hold a mixture of investment asset types in their portfolios in order to spread their risk.

Rated Funds 2015: Higher risk mixed asset

Rated Funds 2015: Higher risk mixed asset

Most investors should hold a mixture of investment asset types in their portfolios in order to spread their risk.

Rated Funds 2015: UK smaller companies

Rated Funds 2015: UK smaller companies

Investors looking for opportunities among smaller company funds and trusts need to have a longer time horizon than if they used more mainstream equity funds.