How to Pick a Multi-Asset Income Fund

Income is a top priority for many investors but it's important not to get too hung up on yield, says Morningstar analyst Jonathan Miller 

Annalisa Esposito 30 November, 2020 | 11:38AM
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A raft of UK companies have been forced to cut their dividend in the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. The situation has put the task of scouting for income opportunities firmly in the spotlight. For many investors, multi-asset income funds could be a viable soluation. These funds serve as a one-stop-shop, providing diversification within a single portfolio.

A number of these funds in the UK can be found in the Morningstar Moderate Allocation Category. Their equity exposure usually sits in the 40%-60% range, and the rest of the assets are made up of fixed Income and/or other alternative investments.

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