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Five star ratings for five investors

Five investment houses get a five star rating from Standard & Poor’s at least three times across all UK fund sectors in Money Marketing Focus’ autumn survey.

HSBC Asset Management, Rathbone, Credit Suisse, Henderson Investors and Schroders are classified as being the leading firms in the quarterly survey, while Scottish Widows, with only one fund star across 11 funds, comes last.

In terms of international UK registered funds, Focus only identifies two companies, Fidelity and Christows, as having shown consistently good performance, gaining five S&P stars a minimum of three times across 11 sectors. Investec and Invesco Perpetual, with only one S&P fund star five and six times across the sectors respectively, came last in the survey.

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