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Fidelity American - Rating suspended

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Trojan Fund - Rating upgraded

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Newton Global Higher Income - Rating upgraded

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Newton Higher Income

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Jupiter Income and Jupiter High Income funds - Rating suspended

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Threadneedle European Smaller Companies - Rating suspended

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Baronsmead VCT linked offer - New rating

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Aberforth UK Small Companies - Downgraded

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Fidelity UK Smaller Companies - New rating

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Old Mutual UK Select Smaller Companies - Downgraded

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Liontrust Special Situations - New rating

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JPM Japan fund - Rating suspended

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TR Property Sigma - New rating

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UBS US Growth - Rating suspended

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Twentyfour Dynamic Bond - New rating

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Battle Against Cancer Investment Trust ("BACIT") - New rating

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Investec Global Free Enterprise - Downgraded

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Skandia Global Best Ideas - Downgraded

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Fidelity International - Downgraded

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Jupiter Merlin Conservative Portfolio

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GCP Infrastructure - New rating

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Henderson Asia Pacific Capital Growth - New rating

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Allianz BRIC Stars - New rating

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Legg Mason UK Equity - New rating

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Artemis Capital - New rating

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JPM UK Dynamic - New rating

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Henderson UK Alpha - Downgraded

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Neptune US Opportunities - New rating

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Fidelity American - New rating

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Fidelity Strategic Bond - New rating

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Henderson European Focus - New rating

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Artemis Monthly Distribution

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Schroder Managed Monthly High Income

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Neptune European Opportunities - Downgraded

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M&G Global Leaders - Downgraded

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M&G American - Downgraded

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Martin Currie North America - Downgraded

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UBS US Growth - New rating

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Invesco Perpetual Tactical and Corporate bond Funds - Downgraded

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City Merchants High Yield - Downgraded

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Artemis UK Special Situations - Downgraded

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M&G Recovery - Downgraded

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Cazenove UK Growth and Income - Downgraded

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Schroder Tokyo - New rating

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Atlantis Japan - Downgraded

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Martin Currie Japan - Downgraded

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Legal & General US Index - Downgraded

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Schroder UK Alpha Plus - New rating

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Fidelity MoneyBuilder Dividend - New rating

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Fidelity Special Situations and Fidelity Special Values - Downgraded

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M&G Property Portfolio - Downgraded

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SWIP Property Trust - Downgraded

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Henderson UK Property - Downgraded

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Schroder Asian Alpha Plus - New rating

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Schroders Strategic Bond Fund

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Fidelity Global High Yield Bond

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Schroders Small Cap Discovery fund

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Aberdeen Emerging Markets - Downgraded

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Blackrock UK Absolute Alpha – Downgraded

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Standard Life European Income - New rating

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Ignis European Income Fund - Downgraded

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Threadneedle UK Absolute Alpha - New rating

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Fidelity Global Dividend

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Invesco Perpetual Global Financial Capital Fund

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Standard Life Global Smaller Companies

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Baronsmead VCTs

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Foresight VCT and VCT 2 Infrastructure Shares

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We have downgraded our rating on Artemis European Growth fund to a 1 star sell.

This fund, managed by Philip Wolstencroft initially rated 4 stars in 2003 and in the subsequent years the fund performed very well. This was because the largely quantitative system behind it, SmartGARP, works best in directional markets.

Since 2008 therefore the fund has struggled and we think that the outlook over the next few years is unlikely to provide favourable conditions for the fund.

The fund has a bias to Growth stocks and has an overweight to Mid and Small cap stocks. For investors that want a fund with similar bias which represents a current top pick please see Schroder European Alpha Plus, Threadneedle European Select or Blackrock European Dynamic.

 

The value of investments, and the income derived from them, can go down as well as up and you can get back less than you originally invested. Prevailing tax rates and reliefs are dependent on your individual circumstances and are subject to change.