Feeling Contrary? Take a Bet on These Losers

Are this year's worst performers going to be next year's top trumps?

Holly Cook 19 September, 2013 | 3:25PM
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It's been a funny sort of year so far: what should have been a quiet summer month turns into a stellar July for the markets; the US government surprises by not announcing tapering of its QE programme and markets rocket. There's clearly a contrary feeling in the air. 

If you're also feeling a little contrary, you might be looking for the year's worst performers and wondering if they're going to come good. It will come as no surprise that the worst performing Morningstar fund categories in 2013 have been commodities categories.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
AS SICAV I Indian Equity A Acc USD210.17 USD-0.21Rating
BGF World Gold A237.56 USD-1.00Rating
BlackRock Gold and General A Acc1,242.00 GBP0.08Rating
Franklin Biotechnology Discv A(acc)USD37.44 USD0.14Rating
Ninety One GSF Glb Gold A Acc USD19.57 USD0.62Rating

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Holly Cook

Holly Cook  is Manager, Morningstar EMEA Websites