Safe & Strong performing funds
In recent times, funds have increasingly become a profitable investment. It offers great investment opportunities to potential investors. One has to be careful indecision making (i.e. selection of which fund to invests in). The unpredictable nature of funds should not be ignored during selection process. An investor must consider the current economic situation and investment conditions.
The process of buying stocks or bonds (i.e. investing money) along with some other investors so as to benefit from working as group is called Investment Fund. A common benefit is economies of scale.
Examples of investment funds include mutual fund, exchange traded fund, closed end funds etc. Unfortunately, there are some popular funds that should be ignored for now due to their low performance.
Strong funds to invest
One has to be very careful during investment as there is no guarantee that a fund will continue to perform well. The best performing funds for over 10 years in APAC (Asia Pacific) excluding Japan, Schroder Asian Alpha Plus, Ballie Gifford Pacific, Invesco Asian (UK), Schroder Asian Income, Stewart Investors Asia Pacific and Asia Pacific excluding japan sector average with fund performance level (percentage) of 438, 384, 338, 330, 325 and 235 respectively.
In other parts of Europe asides UK, Jupiter European, Invesco European Opportunities(UK), BlackRoc Dynamic, Stonehage Fleming European All cap equity, Ballie Gifford European and Europe excluding UK sector average had performance percentage (for ten years) of 353, 335, 325, 284, 280 and 158 respectively. In Japan, Legg Mason, Ballie Gifford Japanese, M&G Japan, Fidelity Japan Smaller companies, JPM Japan had 575, 252, 198, 189 and 182 ten year fund performance percentage respectively.
In the mixed investment sector, Fidelity multi asset income, BM Brooks Macdonald Defensive Income Jupiter Distribution, Sarasin Income and reserves and Janus Henderson Multi manager diversified had 105, 86, 85, 84 and 81 performance percentage respectively. In North America, Ballie Gifford American, UBS US growth, M&G North AMeric Value, Merian North American Equity, SJP North America and North America sector average had 430, 415, 397, 388, 382 and 288 performance percentage respectively.
In the sterling corporate bond, Merian corporate bond, Aberdeen sterling long dated corporate bond, L&G managed monthly income trust, Black Rock corporate bond and UBS corporate bond UK Plus had 123, 119, 118,115, 109 performance percentage in ten years while other funds in the sector had an average of 78 percent 10 year performance.