New ratings system for younger funds
Three new names appear on list
Quarterly focus on the rating system's latest entries
Both ceremonies take place on 3 October
New entrants examined
Who topped the standings for this month?
Best products and categories revealed
Fixed income investors should be paying close attention to 'Fallen Angels' - these are bonds that are downgraded from BBB- and, as a result, come tumbling out of the investment grade credit market.
There were several credit rating changes in February that were significant for emerging markets (EM).
Difficulty in finding attractively priced bonds
Number of factors considered
Different understanding of risk
Data from SharingAlpha
Facing numerous industry pressures
FE replaces Woodford's flagship product with recently launched Income Focus fund in latest Approved List rebalance
Switched number of US products
Renewed focus from the FCA on fund selectors
67% of Tier 1 funds outperformed
The key points from this morning's release
Market should make the choice
11 trusts initially given rating