Analysis

Rated Funds update: Specialist, property and commodities

Rated Funds update: Specialist, property and commodities

Our specialist Rated Funds cover a wide range of areas from healthcare to hedge funds, while property funds are becoming increasingly popular.

Rated Funds update: Mixed-asset

Rated Funds update: Mixed-asset

There are two new additions to our lower-risk mixed-asset Rated Funds categories, including our award winning absolute return fund.

Rated Funds update: Asia and emerging market equity

Rated Funds update: Asia and emerging market equity

As investors start to look for value outside the developed markets now the world economy is starting to recover, Asian markets are returning to favour.

Rated Funds update: Overseas developed market

Rated Funds update: Overseas developed market

European markets have been hit by the Ukraine crisis. However, in general, our Rated Funds have made positive progress over the past six months.

Rated Funds update: UK and global bond funds

Rated Funds update: UK and global bond funds

UK bond funds remain an important diversifier in a balanced portfolio, despite not being the popular choice they were, as yields have come down.

Ken Fisher: War is hell, but not for stocks

Ken Fisher: War is hell, but not for stocks

Not once has a regional conflict ended a bull market, says investment legend Ken Fisher.

Rated Funds update: Global growth and equity income

Rated Funds update: Global growth and equity income

There are now three times as many global equity income funds as five years ago, but our newest Rated Fund is one of the longer-running products.

Sector report: Global emerging markets storm ahead

Sector report: Global emerging markets storm ahead

Over the past six months funds invested in emerging markets have outperformed their developed market counterparts, but will the rally last?

Rated Funds update: UK equity

Rated Funds update: UK equity

Good yields and rising company dividends over the long term make equity income funds attractive options for income-seekers.

Rated Funds list primed to perform

Rated Funds list primed to perform

In this half-year review, we explain why we are adding funds to our line-up and placing some short-term poor performers on review.

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