6 Investment Ideas for Your Christmas Stocking

One stock, two passive funds and three actively-managed funds for investors looking at undervalued European equities

Holly Cook 24 December, 2012 | 6:00AM

An investment is for life, not just for Christmas. Over long time periods, shares have a tendency to outperform other asset classes, hence why conventional wisdom suggests those with long time horizons should look to place the majority of their portfolio in shares and only scale back their allocation as their horizon nears.

With this in mind, we've identified some investment ideas for those who believe share prices in Europe are undervalued. This is by no means an exhaustive list--use Morningstar's tools to find investments that suit your (or your loved ones') portfolio needs. 

On the 1st Day of Christmas...One Company's Shares

Rio Tinto (RIO) is currently the only LSE-listed stock under Morningstar coverage that carries a 5-star rating. This rating implies that our research team sees the stock as currently undervalued by the market.

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Holly Cook

Holly Cook  is Managing Editor of Morningstar.co.uk

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