Which Funds are the Professionals Selling?

For many investors, market timing is best outsourced to the professionals. Fund-of-funds give investors access to hundreds of stocks and bonds, with only one single purchase

Emma Wall 8 September, 2016 | 4:21PM
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Market timing can be the difference between investment success and loss-making disaster. It is not enough to own a ten-bagger investment; you have to know when to sell-up and crystallise those gains too.

For many investors, market timing is best outsourced to the professionals – along with asset allocation. Fund-of-funds, or multi-manager funds, give investors access to hundreds of stocks and bonds, with only one single purchase. You can leave the hard stuff to the fund manager; deciphering market threats, economic tailwinds and fund analysis.

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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