Best and Worst Performing Funds of 2019 So Far

Woodford Equity Income is the worst performer of 2019 among Morningstar rated funds, while those focused on the US, Russia and China top the charts

James Gard 1 July, 2019 | 11:29AM

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World stock markets are still in bullish mood as we pass the half way point of 2019, with America’s S&P 500 hitting a record high at the end of June. 

With most world markets higher than at the start of the year, gains for most passive funds are to be expected. But what are the best performing open-ended funds* in the first six months of the year? With US markets at record highs, US-focused funds are heavily featured in the top 10. Woodford Equity Income is the worst performer among open-ended funds with a Morningstar rating of Negative and above.

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