Fund of the week: The brightest gem in the Bric crown

Last year, China remained “the brightest gem in the crumbling crown of the Brics” (Brazil, Russia, India and China) at a time when other emerging markets were hit by fears of a slowdown in US money-printing, says Kate Morley in the Investors Chronicle.

Despite concerns of a hard landing, the emerging superpower turned in a decent performance in 2013, with UK actively managed China funds delivering an average total return of 18.39%.

Far from having missed the boat, “now is an interesting time” for investors to buy China-focused funds, says Morley. Better economic data, coupled with a delay in [...]

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