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Finding overlooked fund outperformers

Finding overlooked fund outperformers

From Apple achieving a $2trn market capitalisation to the money flooding into gold exchange traded funds (ETFs), investors have continued to crowd into a handful of popular areas in 2020. The same can apply to funds: Fundsmith Equity (GB00B41YBW71) passed £20bn in assets this year, while another renowned outperformer, Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust (SMT)recently commanded a market capitalisation of some £14bn. With the Covid-19 crisis widening the gap between the market’s winners and losers, blockbuster funds may simply tighten their grip on an already concentrated market.

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