02 Dec 2017

Written by Damien

Damien is one of the most widely quoted money and investment experts in the national press and has made numerous radio & TV appearances. He created MoneytotheMasses.com while working in the City when he became disillusioned with the way the public were left to fend for themselves because they could not afford financial advice.

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80-20 Investor Best of the Best Selection – December 2017 Update

Commentary

19 funds from last month's 30 Best of the Best (BOTB) Selection regained their position in this month's shortlist. Most of those that didn't regain their place in this month's BOTB list remain in their respective Best Funds by Sector (BFBS) lists.

November was an interesting month for investors as I discussed in this month's newsletter. Just days before the end of November the BOTB selection was up by an average of 1.5% before global stock markets started to slide. In the end the BOTB finished just in positive territory which was a good result if you consider that the average managed fund lost 0.2% in November and the FTSE 100 was down 1.79%. The market jitters that characterised the last few days of November threaten to set the tone for December. If you look at the list of funds that have dropped out of the BOTB (and those that also fell out of the BFBS) they included those with a high weighting to technology stocks.

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