Defensive Funds to Help Investors Weather Market Turbulence

Many of the most popular funds with investors are well-placed to withstand market turbulence in the wake of Brexit vote, say investment experts

Karen Kwok 24 June, 2016 | 4:47PM

Fund investors have been increasing their holding in a number of defensive funds, in the wake of market turbulence, according to financial advisers.

Hargreaves Lansdown said BlackRock Gold & General was one of the most purchased funds today as investors looked for safe haven amid global market selloff.

Other funds on their top buy list included defensive funds: CF Train UK Equity, and CF Woodford Equity Income.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
BlackRock Gold and General A Acc1,628.34 GBP-1.43
L&G UK 100 Index C Acc199.97 GBP-1.88
LF Lindsell Train UK Equity Acc452.16 GBP-0.88
LF Woodford Equity Income A Sterling Acc4.72 GBP-39.31

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Karen Kwok

Karen Kwok  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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