If markets turn rocky, investors will need to start paying more attention to the relative performance of their fund choices.
Tom Bailey takes a look at the leaders and laggards among Money Observer’s Rated Funds in 2017.
Kyle Caldwell reveals the warning signs investors must look out for if to avoid one of the many dud funds on offer.
Only 2 per cent of funds – 25 out of a total of more than 1,200 – produced top quartile returns over each of the past three years to the end of Q2 2013, according to F&C Investments’ latest FundWatch survey, run by its multi manager team.
The number of so-called ‘dog’ funds has fallen by almost half, according to Bestinvest.