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Top Performing Funds

1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
CFP SDLUKBftolgy
0.4%12.2%51.9%102.7%
MI Chelverton UK Equ Grth
-0.8%11.8%--
MFM Bowland
-0.5%11.1%58.2%37.6%
L&G UK Special Sits Trst
1.8%7.7%45.2%73.9%
Unicorn UK Growth
-1.6%7.6%34.5%60.5%
L&G Growth Trust
3.6%7.1%44.4%47.3%
Marlborough UK Multi-Cap Gth
2.3%7%39.9%73.3%
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1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
JP Morgan Mid Cap IT plc
3.3%14%77.4%171.7%
Aurora Investment Trust plc
0.9%5.1%24.3%-15.6%
Mrtl IT PLC
2.6%4.6%49.6%92.9%
Manchester & London IT plc
1.2%1.1%-2.4%-24.7%
Sanditon IT PLC Ord 0.01
-0.5%1.1%--
Fidelity Special Values PLC
7%-1.1%41.7%100.7%
Crystal Amber
-1.9%-1.5%21.3%65.4%
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1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
L&G UK Recovery Pn
1.8%8%38.6%54.2%
OMW JPM Mid Cap Inv Trust
-1.6%7.1%60.1%138.8%
L&G Growth Pn
3.5%6.8%43.9%44.2%
Scot Eq Legal & Generl Gth Pn
3.5%6.7%44.6%-
SW Nwtn Gth Pn
1.2%6%31.2%54.3%
Aegon OldMtlUKMdCpPn
2.3%5.8%--
FL Old Mutual UK Mid Cap Pn
1.9%5.7%59.3%119.8%
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Compare Pension funds
1 Month Perf.
1 Year Perf.
3 Year Perf.
5 Year Perf.
Old Mutual UK SmCos Fcus
-0.8%9.9%58.5%108.1%
Old Mutual UK Dynmc Eq
1.8%7%59.1%127.6%
Trojan Income Feeder
2.9%6%35.4%-
Ardevora UK Equity
6%3.5%38.3%96.2%
TT International UK Equity
1%3%30%57.7%
Liontrust GF UK Growth
3%3%--
Montanaro UK Income
0.2%2.3%44.8%71.4%
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