3 Funds for Contrarian Investors

Brave investors who aren't afraid to go against the herd could be well rewarded for picking contrarian fund options

Annalisa Esposito 5 September, 2019 | 11:33AM
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Contrarian options are the great alternative for non-conformist investors who are willing to go against the herd. Recovery or Special Situations fund home in on regions or sectors that are out of favour with other investors or temporarily unloved, but which could offer a golden opportunity.

Considering worries over a no-deal Brexit, the likelihood of a German recession and the possibility of a new Italian general election, it is not surprising that the UK and Europe have been fertile hunting grounds for contrarians of late. Concerns about the effects of a slowing Chinese economy on an export-driven autos sector has turned many investors off, while others are worried about the outlook for the UK high street and struggling retail sector.

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Annalisa Esposito  is a data journalist for Morningstar.co.uk

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