Defensive 10: top funds for the cautious
These are the portfolios Telegraph Money thinks are worth considering if you want protection against market ups and downs
The choice of funds that investors face can be overwhelming. Among the most frequent questions our readers ask us is to help sort the good from the bad. As a result, we launched the Telegraph 25 list of our favourite funds, the Telegraph Income 10 list of our preferred highyielding portfolios and the Telegraph Growth 10, focusing on increasing capital over the long term.
Now we turn to defensive funds. These are portfolios that have built in a significant degree of protection against the ups and downs of markets. Investors sacrifice some long-term growth potential in return.
This is not a top-10 ranking or ready-made portfolio. It is a