Printer Friendly

An appetite for additional cash; pound NOTES.

WITH share prices virtually stagnant around the world, investors of all ages - and parents planning savings pots for children - are focusing on 'safe' income funds to provide a better return than cash, says The Share Centre, which manages portfolios including Isas for small savers.

Andy Parsons, head of investment research at The Share Centre, says: "The top 10 funds selected by investors in July show their appetite for additional income is as keen as ever.

"It is also interesting to note that this is the first time for a couple of months that no debt fund, neither sovereign nor corporate, has appeared within the top 10."

The most popular fund among Share Centre investors is the Legal & General UK Index Trust fund, followed by the Invesco Perpetual High Income fund, Newton Global Higher Income fund, Legg Mason Japan Equity fund and AXA Framlington Biotech fund.

At sixth position is the Jupiter Global Managed fund, followed by the Schroder Asian Income Maximiser fund, BlackRock Gold & General fund, Fidelity Enhanced Income fund and Threadneedle American Smaller Companies fund.
COPYRIGHT 2012 MGN Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2012 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Business
Publication:Daily Post (Liverpool, England)
Date:Sep 3, 2012
Words:176
Previous Article:No retirement from payments; pound NOTES.
Next Article:Couple found mortar shells in back garden; BOMB SQUAD CALLED IN VILLAGE DRAMA.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2020 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters