Top Performing Funds

1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
R&M UK Equity Long Term Recovery
-1.8%36.6%62.9%162.8%
MFM Slater Growth
0.2%35.5%45.3%262.4%
FP Matterley Underval Ast
-0.9%29.1%57.9%166.5%
MFM Slater Recovery
-0.6%28.1%16.1%110.6%
CF Miton UK Val Opps
1%27%--
MFM Bowland
0.2%26.8%8.5%95.2%
L&G UK Alpha
-2.7%26.7%25.8%135.7%
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1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
Henderson Opps Tst
-2.4%52.3%98.1%257.6%
Schroder UK Mid Cap
-3.9%31.3%79.8%199.4%
JP Morgan Mid Cap IT plc
-4.7%23.2%79.1%175.9%
Fidelity Special Values PLC
-2.5%20.6%68.7%127.1%
Mercantile IT PLC
-3.2%20.4%51.2%125.2%
Invesco Perp Sel UK Eq plc
0.7%19%73.3%170.9%
Aurora Investment Trust plc
-0.3%17.5%-21%42.6%
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1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
Stan Life Investec UK Sml Cos Pn
-2.9%34.8%--
L&G UK Alpha Pn
-1.7%32.4%25.5%142.7%
FL Premier UK Mid 250 EP
-30.4%46.7%127.4%
MetLife Benchmark L&G UK Alp Pn
-3.3%27.3%29.9%-
Zurich R&MUKEqIdxHiAlp ZP
-2.7%26.3%53.6%-
Stan Life UK Eq Unconstrained Pn
-3.9%25%61.3%246.3%
Aviva Inv Perp UK Agg Pn
-0.9%23.4%82.7%156.9%
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Top Performing Sectors

Sector
1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
Number of funds
Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
3.1%6.1%7.8%60%66
Japanese Smaller Companies
2.3%1.2%38%72.2%3
Global Emerging Markets
2.2%3.3%-2.6%40.6%57
China/Greater China
2%4.4%1.4%32.7%13
Asia Pacific Including Japan
1.7%-0.1%7.2%50.7%5
UK Gilts
1.6%2.1%14.9%28.4%41
UK Index - Linked Gilts
1.2%2.5%17.5%46.2%23
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