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Chasm between investment performances

The difference between the best and worst-performing UK funds over the last three years is as much as 264 per cent, according to financial adviser Best Investment.


Best reports the worst performing UK fund is the Ballie Gifford Smaller Companies, which increased by just 15 per cent, in its recently published guide to stockmarket funds.


The best fund performance was by Duncan Lawrie Smaller Companies with a return of 279 per cent.


Best&#39s Jason Hollands says: “Investment companies love to boast about their success stories at this time of year in the hope of enticing would-be investors into their Isas, but many of these companies have a &#39dog in the backyard&#39 they are keen to keep quiet about.”

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