8 Income Funds That Yield 1% or Less

Income investors must do their homework before choosing a fund - Morningstar data reveals at least 38 funds with "Income" in their name yield less than 2% 

Holly Black 23 July, 2019 | 9:51AM
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Income-seeking investors need to do their research before picking or a fund, or they may end up disappointed. Number-crunching by Morningstar reveals that at least 38 funds with “Income” in their title are yielding less than 2%.

Peter Sleep, senior investment manager at 7IM, says: “The naming of funds is something that the FCA is looking at and I understand it takes a dim view of funds which mislead with their name.”

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Allianz Oriental Income A EUR179.60 EUR0.39Rating
JB Strategy Income CHF A102.06 CHF-0.21Rating
M&G Gilt & Fixed Interest Inc GBP A Acc583.18 GBP0.53Rating
Marlborough US Multi-Cap Income A Inc734.47 GBP-0.39Rating
Marlborough US Multi-Cap Income P Inc754.04 GBP-0.39Rating

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk