Fund Ratings: Upgrades and Initiations

Morningstar OBSR has upgraded ratings on two funds and initiated coverage on a handful of others

Alanna Petroff 6 March, 2013 | 12:30PM
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After months of behind-the-scenes research and meetings, Morningstar OBSR analysts have just formally announced some fund rating upgrades and new fund ratings.

The following funds have achieved either a Silver or Bronze rating from Morningstar OBSR, indicating that the analysts strongly believe that these funds will outperform their peer groups and benchmarks over the long term, on a risk-adjusted basis. This means the funds are expected to perform well and have less worry-inducing volatility compared to other funds.

Here are some comments from Morningstar OBSR analysts about each of the funds:

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Alanna Petroff

Alanna Petroff  is a financial journalist with Morningstar UK.