February Update: Morningstar Fund Rating Changes

FUND RATING NEWS: Seven funds have been upgraded, seven downgraded and nine funds introduced to the service this month

Jeremy Beckwith 4 March, 2015 | 3:14PM
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Welcome to our monthly Fund Ratings update.

Please see below for the list of ratings changes that happened during February 2015 For more detailed information please click on the relevant heading.

Upgraded

BlackRock Japan Equity Tracker upgraded from Bronze to Silver

BlackRock North American Tracker upgraded from Bronze to Gold

BlackRock UK Equity Tracker upgraded from Bronze to Silver  

Jupiter UK Special Situations upgraded from Bronze to Silver  

Legal and General UK Index upgraded from Bronze to Silver  

Legal & General US Index Trust upgraded from Silver to Gold

Vanguard FTSE Developed World ex UK Equity Index upgraded from Silver to Gold   

 

Downgraded

Aberdeen Asia Pacific Equity downgraded from Gold to Silver

Aberdeen Emerging Markets Equity downgraded from Gold to Silver

Aberdeen Global Asia Pacific Equity downgraded from Gold to Silver

Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Equity downgraded from Gold to Silver

Amundi Equity Latin America downgraded from Bronze to Neutral

Legal & General Pacific Index downgraded from Silver to Bronze

Schroder Core UK Equity downgraded from Bronze to Neutral

 

Under Review

Carmignac Emergents moved from Bronze to Under Review

Carmignac Portfolio Emergents moved from Bronze to Under Review

Investec Enhanced Natural Resources moved from Bronze to Under Review

Investec Global Gold moved from Bronze to Under Review

Investec GSF Enhanced Natural Resources moved from Bronze to Under Review

Investec GSF Global Gold moved from Bronze to Under Review

Investec GSF Global Natural Resources moved from Bronze to Under Review

Waverton European moved from Bronze to Under Review

 

Newly Rated

Artemis US Select introduced at Bronze

BlackRock Continental Europe Equity Tracker introduced at Bronze

Henderson Horizon Asia Pacific Property introduced at Neutral

Legal & General European Index introduced at Bronze

Morgan Stanley Investment Funds Eurozone Equity Alpha introduced at Bronze

Morgan Stanley Investment Funds European Equity Alpha introduced at Bronze

T. Rowe Price Global Emerging Markets Equity introduced at Bronze

Vanguard FTSE Developed Europe ex-UK Equity Index introduced at Bronze

Vanguard FTSE UK All Share Index introduced at Silver

 

See all the latest Fund Ratings News here.

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Jeremy Beckwith  is Director of Manager Research for Morningstar UK