Best and Worst Performing Funds in January

Tech and index-linked funds were among the best performers last month, while Chinese stocks where hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak

Annalisa Esposito 3 February, 2020 | 12:42PM
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The best performing funds in January are either US-focused, tech-focused or index-linked gilts, Morningstar data reveals.

Fund Name Morningstar Analyst Rating  Return (%)
Morgan Stanley US Advantage  Silver 7.6
PGIM Jennison US Growth Silver 7.1
BGF World Technology  Silver 6.9
Polar Capital Global Tech Income  Silver 6.7
T. Rowe Price Global Tech Equity Neutral 6.5
Franklin US Opportunities  Neutral 6.2
iShares Index Linked Gilt Index Neutral 5.9
L&G All Stocks Index Linked Gilt Index Neutral 5.0
Royal London Index Linked Bronze 5.0
Baillie Gifford Global Discovery Silver 4.7

At the top of the list are two US funds, Morgan Stanley US Advantage and the PGIM Jennison US Growth, which are up 7.6% and 7.1% respectively over the month.

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