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FE launches risk-targeted model portfolios

Data provider and research company FE has launched a range of model portfolios constructed from its FE Select 100 list of top scoring funds.

According to FE, the 15 Select Portfolios have been designed to meet five levels of risk appetite across three investor time horizons: short, medium and long term.

The FE Select 100 list uses four quantitative ratings to analyse funds from all angles, including its FE Crown fund ratings, Alpha Manager ratings and the FE AFI panel of IFAs.

Both the FE Select 100 and FE Select Portfolios are revised every six months in March and September.

Head of FE Research Rob Gleeson says: “Each portfolio has an asset allocation strategy overlaid which allows us to incorporate the benefits of stochastic projections of what the future might hold. We are confident that this method of portfolio creation is superior to more traditional methods as it has the benefit of maximising diversification, minimising risk and ensuring consistency of returns.”

Skerritt Consultants head of investments Andy Merricks says: “Investors may want to see the initial performance of the portfolios before investing, but it is always good to have more choice in the market.”

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