Fund Upgrades and Downgrades from Morningstar

Morningstar fund analysts have made two notable upgrades to their qualitative ratings in the past week, plus several other updates

Holly Cook 2 November, 2011 | 5:34PM
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Morningstar fund analysts have made two notable upgrades to their qualitative ratings in the past week, plus several other updates. Click on the name of the fund below to read the Morningstar Research Report for that fund. Download details of the Morningstar Qualitative Rating including methodology here. To access the full list of recently-updated Morningstar Fund Analyst Reports, please click here. Morningstar Research on Funds, ETFs and Stocks is available to Morningstar.co.uk Premium subscribers.

Aberdeen Ethical World (Superior)
Excerpt from report: We think this fund remains one of the better options for investors seeking a core global fund with an ethical mandate.

Baillie Gifford High Yield Bond (Superior)
Excerpt from report: Baillie Gifford High Yield bond is a solid choice for investors comfortable with a concentrated high-yield fund.

Martin Currie Asia Pacific (Superior)
Excerpt from report: Martin Currie GF Asia Pacific remains a compelling choice in the sector.

Martin Currie Global Resources (Superior)
Excerpt from report: Martin Currie Global Resources is a solid choice for investors who understand that it takes an unusual approach to investing in the resources sector.

Schroder Income Maximiser (Superior)
Excerpt from report: We think Schroder Income Maximiser is a strong choice for investors seeking yield from UK equities.

Schroder ISF Emerging Markets (Standard)
Excerpt from report: Recent tweaks to the team and process have reduced our conviction in Schroder ISF Emerging Markets.

Veritas Global Equity Income (Elite)
Excerpt from report: Veritas Global Equity Income's focus on a high and growing yield without compromising capital growth makes it a strong choice for investors seeking returns across the market cycle.

Veritas Global Focus (Elite)
Excerpt from report: Veritas Global Focus is a strong choice for investors; it has delivered strong returns across the market cycle.

The information contained within is for educational and informational purposes ONLY. It is not intended nor should it be considered an invitation or inducement to buy or sell a security or securities noted within nor should it be viewed as a communication intended to persuade or incite you to buy or sell security or securities noted within. Any commentary provided is the opinion of the author and should not be considered a personalised recommendation. The information contained within should not be a person's sole basis for making an investment decision. Please contact your financial professional before making an investment decision.

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Holly Cook  is Manager, Morningstar EMEA Websites