Low-Risk Investing Can Reap Rewards Too

Editor's Views: One reader has managed to buy a house by investing in cautious and absolute return funds, proving you don't need to take massive risks to achieve your goals

Holly Black 17 January, 2020 | 10:45AM

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Often the funds we talk about most are the best and worst performers – the double-digit deliverers and those that have plunged into the abyss. But the truth is that these funds are probably not suitable for most investors.

The fact is, that a lot of us are pretty risk averse and we’d probably choose steadier returns and peace of mind, over a rollercoaster ride and sleepless nights even if they do promise potentially greater gains in the end.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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