Top five funds in September

Published by Tanzeel Akhtar on 01 October 2013.
Last updated on 01 October 2013

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Baring Europe excluding UK

The fund attracting most money in the UK and open ended investment companies (Oeics) sector over a one month period was Baring Europe excluding UK, according to the latest data from FE Analytics.

The £243.3 million fund, managed by James Buckley, attracted approximately £210.9 million, growing from just £27.5 million in size a month ago.

Buckley aims to achieve capital growth by investing in economic sectors in Europe through securities in any country and/or economic sectors globally represented in European markets.

The fund's top holdings include Sanofi, Roch Holdings, Bayer, BNP Paribas, UBS, Allianz, Novo Nordisk and AXA. After one year, it has returned 25.7 per cent compared with 28.5 per cent in the UT Europe excluding UK sector as at 30 September.

Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth fund

Second was the £4.1 billion Baillie Gifford Diversified Growth fund, managed by Patrick Edwardson and Mike Brooks. It saw inflows of approximately £150 million in September.

Newton Real Return fund

The £8.3 billion Newton Real Return fund, managed by Iain Stewart and James Harries, took third place, attracting in the region of £143 million.

Threadneedle European Select fund

Fourth was the £2.1 billion Threadneedle European Select fund, managed by David Dudding, gaining inflows of around £133.2 million.

Schroder Global Emerging Markets

Finally, the fifth-most-popular fund was the £626.9 million Schroder Global Emerging Markets, managed by Robert Davy and Allan Conway, which attracted approximately £115.9 million.

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