Global Growth Rated Funds

Rated Funds in the global growth asset group strive to seek out companies around the globe that are delivering high and accelerating earnings growth. They do this in a variety of ways: some look at the macroeconomic environment and prioritise companies that are operating in regions with accelerating economies.

Others may take a thematic approach, seeking out emerging industries such as technology or alternative energy, or stocks that benefit from global trends such as climate change. Others may look for high-quality companies that can grow their earnings in all types of market environment.

In general, funds of this type will tend to perform better in buoyant markets, but may fall more than the market when sentiment is weak, certainly when compared to an equity income strategy. Some funds will be more valuation-sensitive than others, but many funds in the sector opt for a 'growth at a reasonable price' approach, incorporating some valuation discipline into their selection of stocks.

Our 22 fund choices start with 11 core funds that we would expect to be resilient in tougher market conditions, and include a sustainable option. Then follow 11 more adventurous selections that arguably have higher growth potential but with added risks.

GLOBAL GROWTHBrowse other rated fund groups
Fund & Sector
Rated Funds Group
1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
Monks IT PLC
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH6.5%
4 / 23
35.3%
3 / 23
107.3%
3 / 23
150.3%
4 / 23
Sct Mtg IT PLC
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.1%
17 / 23
30.1%
4 / 23
103.7%
4 / 23
223.3%
3 / 23
Wtn IT plc
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.3%
15 / 23
26.8%
5 / 23
68.1%
12 / 23
138.7%
6 / 23
Foreign & Colonial Inv Tst
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH4.6%
8 / 23
21.9%
11 / 23
74.8%
9 / 23
120%
10 / 23
Old Mutual Global Equity
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH5.2%
5 / 265
19.8%
25 / 248
85.1%
4 / 224
161%
3 / 199
Lindsell Train Global Equity
FO Equity - International
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GLOBAL GROWTH4.4%
52 / 503
19.7%
139 / 476
100.2%
1 / 381
162.5%
2 / 294
F&C Gbl Sm Cos
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH4%
11 / 23
18.9%
15 / 23
71.6%
11 / 23
132.3%
7 / 23
Henderson Global Growth
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.1%
217 / 265
18.8%
28 / 248
83.7%
6 / 224
142.9%
5 / 199
Mid Wynd Intl IT PLC
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH2.9%
18 / 23
18.6%
17 / 23
85.4%
6 / 23
113.6%
12 / 23
Fundsmith Equity
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.9%
138 / 265
17.7%
34 / 248
104.4%
1 / 224
169.9%
2 / 199
Fidelity Global Special Sit
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH4.8%
29 / 265
17.6%
35 / 248
83.6%
7 / 224
139.3%
6 / 199
Artemis Global Growth
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH4.4%
74 / 265
17.6%
36 / 248
73.5%
23 / 224
132.9%
10 / 199
The Scottish Inv Tst PLC
IT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.2%
16 / 23
15.9%
21 / 23
63%
14 / 23
96.8%
18 / 23
Rathbone Global Opp
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.4%
202 / 265
15.8%
58 / 248
81.6%
9 / 224
122.4%
21 / 199
T. Rowe Price GblFcsGrEq
FO Equity - International
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.3%
138 / 503
15.1%
266 / 476
82.5%
3 / 381
144.9%
3 / 294
Ardevora Global Equity
FO Equity - International
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GLOBAL GROWTH4.4%
51 / 503
13.5%
307 / 476
76.1%
9 / 381
141.4%
4 / 294
Schroder MM International
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.9%
134 / 265
11.9%
167 / 248
59.7%
88 / 224
108.1%
36 / 199
Trojan Global Equity
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH4.1%
110 / 265
11.3%
183 / 248
65.8%
52 / 224
90.6%
91 / 199
Fidelity Gbl Csmr Inds
FO Equity - Other Specialist
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GLOBAL GROWTH3.5%
-
9.5%
-
69.3%
-
107.3%
-
Stewart Investors WW Sust
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH1.8%
253 / 265
8.5%
226 / 248
70.6%
30 / 224
-
-
Newton Glob Opps
UT Global
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GLOBAL GROWTH2.9%
224 / 265
5.9%
239 / 248
60.4%
84 / 224
94.2%
75 / 199
JOHCM Gbl Opps
FO Equity - International
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GLOBAL GROWTH2.7%
193 / 503
5.8%
450 / 476
68.9%
19 / 381
110.5%
19 / 294
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Rated Funds Update: Rated Funds 2017

View a full list of our Rated Funds 2017 here