Funds to Profit from Better European Earnings

European investors have had to come to terms with Italy’s political situation and a closing deadline on Brexit and are focusing on better company earnings

Samuel Meakin 19 September, 2018 | 8:26AM
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Despite the dual headwinds of European political vulnerabilities and escalating trade-war fears, the MSCI Europe index has managed to deliver a small positive return of more than 2.5% in euro terms in 2018. Within this, investors have seemingly sought solace in perceived “higher-quality” investments despite some arguably elevated valuations.

An indication of this can be seen in the relative performance of the MSCI Europe Growth index versus the MSCI Europe Value index, with the former having outperformed the latter by around 2.6 percentage points.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
BGF Continental Eurp Flex D248.47 EUR0.49Rating
Fidelity European Growth Y-Acc-EUR21.66 EUR-0.10Rating

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Samuel Meakin  is a fund analyst for Morningstar