The 100% Club: Funds that doubled investors' money over five years

100% CLUB


Investors who held their nerve and bought in to equity markets at the bottom in 2008 have made significant returns since then as markets recovered from the financial crisis.

With the vast majority of the traumatic market falls caused by the financial crisis seen early in 2008, much of the damage done to returns is now working itself out of performance stats. As a result, many sectors have seen significant returns over five years, but the number of funds which have actually doubled your money remains a tiny proportion of the 2,000 plus IMA universe. In total, 78 funds would have returned at least 100% if you bought in during the summer of 2008, according to data compiled by Morningstar for Investment Week. Below we reveal some of the big winners, and th...

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