How Healthcare Funds Performed in the Covid-19 Crisis

Healthcare stocks are in the spotlight as the world races for a coronavirus cure. But how have the funds that invest in the sector performed? 

Annalisa Esposito 31 March, 2020 | 10:01AM

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As governments the world over race to stock up on protective equipment and find a cure for the deadly coronavirus, healthcare funds backing the right businesses have outperformed the market. 

While global stock markets have endured huge falls in recent weeks, the top performing healthcare fund is down just 5.1% in the year to date. Even the weakest fund in the Morningstar Healthcare Category, is down just 9.3% since the beginning of the year. 

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

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