Global Growth Rated Funds

Rated Funds in the global growth asset group strive to seek out companies around the globe that are delivering high and accelerating earnings growth. They do this in a variety of ways: some look at the macroeconomic environment and prioritise companies that are operating in regions with accelerating economies.

Others may take a thematic approach, seeking out emerging industries such as technology or alternative energy, or stocks that benefit from global trends such as climate change. Others may look for high-quality companies that can grow their earnings in all types of market environment.

In general, funds of this type will tend to perform better in buoyant markets, but may fall more than the market when sentiment is weak, certainly when compared to an equity income strategy. Some funds will be more valuation-sensitive than others, but many funds in the sector opt for a 'growth at a reasonable price' approach, incorporating some valuation discipline into their selection of stocks.

Our 22 fund choices start with 11 core funds that we would expect to be resilient in tougher market conditions, and include a sustainable option. Then follow 11 more adventurous selections that arguably have higher growth potential but with added risks.

GLOBAL GROWTHBrowse other rated fund groups
Fund & Sector
Rated Funds Group
1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
Sct Mtg IT PLC
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH-2.9%
23 / 23
42.2%
3 / 23
91.1%
4 / 23
214.6%
2 / 23
Monks IT PLC
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH-1.7%
20 / 23
36.6%
4 / 23
104.9%
3 / 23
155.3%
5 / 23
Lindsell Train Global Equity
FO Equity - International
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GLOBAL GROWTH1.7%
266 / 503
29.2%
12 / 487
88.6%
1 / 388
168%
2 / 298
Fundsmith Equity
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH0.8%
67 / 266
26.9%
6 / 246
84.1%
1 / 222
174.9%
2 / 199
Wtn IT plc
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH0.8%
7 / 23
24.5%
11 / 23
55.7%
13 / 23
138.3%
6 / 23
T. Rowe Price GblFcsGrEq
FO Equity - International
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GLOBAL GROWTH0.6%
395 / 503
23.6%
54 / 487
77.4%
3 / 388
153%
3 / 298
Rathbone Global Opp
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH-0.7%
220 / 266
23.3%
14 / 246
66.3%
11 / 222
124.4%
19 / 199
Foreign & Colonial Inv Tst
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH1%
6 / 23
22.5%
12 / 23
66%
8 / 23
122.6%
10 / 23
Henderson Global Growth
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH1.3%
26 / 266
22.3%
17 / 246
65.5%
13 / 222
147.9%
4 / 199
Fidelity Global Special Sit
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH0.9%
54 / 266
20.9%
29 / 246
69.8%
6 / 222
144.8%
5 / 199
Artemis Global Growth
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH-0.1%
175 / 266
20%
40 / 246
59.9%
29 / 222
131.1%
11 / 199
Mid Wynd Intl IT PLC
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH1.2%
5 / 23
19.8%
15 / 23
66.3%
7 / 23
132%
7 / 23
Fidelity Gbl Csmr Inds
FO Equity - Other Specialist
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GLOBAL GROWTH0.3%
-
19.3%
-
59.6%
-
108.2%
-
Stewart Investors WW Sust
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH-0.3%
195 / 266
19.2%
49 / 246
56.7%
41 / 222
100.1%
58 / 199
Old Mutual Global Equity
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH-0.6%
213 / 266
18%
58 / 246
67.4%
9 / 222
163.8%
3 / 199
Ardevora Global Equity
FO Equity - International
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GLOBAL GROWTH-1.5%
492 / 503
17.6%
194 / 487
62.3%
15 / 388
142.1%
5 / 298
Trojan Global Equity
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH0.8%
58 / 266
17.4%
66 / 246
53.3%
59 / 222
96.6%
73 / 199
The Scottish Inv Tst PLC
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH1.3%
4 / 23
15.2%
17 / 23
54.5%
14 / 23
96.9%
19 / 23
F&C Gbl Sm Cos
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH-0.3%
16 / 23
14.5%
19 / 23
59.8%
12 / 23
127.7%
8 / 23
Schroder MM International
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH-0.7%
222 / 266
10.8%
220 / 246
48.7%
89 / 222
105.6%
48 / 199
JOHCM Gbl Opps
FO Equity - International
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GLOBAL GROWTH0.2%
422 / 503
9.8%
389 / 487
59%
17 / 388
115.5%
18 / 298
Newton Glob Opps
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH1.3%
28 / 266
9%
229 / 246
49.4%
86 / 222
97.1%
68 / 199
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Rated Funds Update: Rated Funds 2017

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