The July issue of Money Observer focuses on our annual fund awards – the 40 winning and highly commended funds, across 15 leading sectors, that have proved their worth in terms of both performance and reliability. Money Observer readers prize the investments that not only deliver great returns in the good times but help to protect investors from the full market downturn when things get difficult, so we look for the choices with the best risk-adjusted returns over the past three years.
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Your Fund Choices 2018 provides comprehensive analysis on 199 Rated Funds and Investment Trusts selected by the Money Observer team of experts.
The winning funds show a combination of performance and reliability, with more than a third of the winners demonstrating their consistency by repeating their successes over the previous two years.
Contenders: 17 trusts in various UK and global property sectors
Contenders: 13 trusts in the flexible investment sector
Contenders: 10 trusts in the infrastructure sector
Contenders: 16 trusts in the Asia Pacific excluding Japan sector
Contenders: 13 trusts in the following sectors: global emerging markets, European emerging markets and Latin America.
BlackRock World Mining Trust (BRWM) aims to maximise total returns from an actively managed worldwide portfolio of mining and metal securities.