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TABLE-Investec, Vontobel lead emerging market fund pack in 2017 - Lipper
The tables only include funds available for sale in Britain and exclude those with less than $50 million under management.
For a story on fund performance in 2017 and how the top performing managers are positioning for 2018, see: Top 5 EM Equity Funds in 2017 FUND NAME 1 YR (%) 1. Investec GSF All China Equity USD 70.65 2. Neuberger Berman China Equity USD 65.10 3. EI Sturdza Strategic China Panda Fund USD 62.99 4. Invesco PRC Equity A Annual Dist USD 61 5. UBS (Lux) - China Opportunity USD 59.37
Bottom 5 EM Equity Funds in 2017 FUND NAME 1 YR (%) 1. PARVEST Equity Russia Classic Cap -4.87 2. SEB Russia Fund (EUR) -1.92 3. JPM Emerging Europe Equity EUR 0.83 4. Ashmore SICAV Middle East Equity USD 0.96 5. Pictet Russian Equities USD 3.05
Top 5 EM Bond Funds in 2017 FUND NAME 1 YR (%) 1. Vontobel Fund Emerging Markets Debt (USD) 16.32 2. Ashmore SICAV Emerging Markets LC Bond USD 15.83 3. Investec GSF Emerging Markets LC Debt USD 15.63 4. Deutsche Invest I China Bonds USD LC 15.62 5. Investec GSF Emerging Markets LC Dynamic 15.54 Debt USD
Bottom 5 EM Bond Funds in 2017 FUND NAME 1 YR (%) 1. Threadneedle Emerging Market Bond -0.26 2. Gramercy Total Return Allocator EM Debt -0.05 GBP 3. Standard Life Investment Emerging Market 0.51 Debt 4. BL Bond Emerging Markets Euro B Cap 0.83 5. Lazard EM Debt Unrestricted Blend GBP 2.74
SOURCE: Lipper, owned by Thomson Reuters, is a fund research and analysis organisation providing independent insight on investment including mutual funds, retirement funds, hedge funds, fund fees and fund expenses.
(Reporting by Claire Milhench; Editing by Hugh Lawson)