Each year, we pick a handful of investment funds available to Irish investors and highlight them on our blog.  We’ve charted below how our 2019 selections performed.

Interested in our 2020 picks?  Click here to read more.

There’s no doubt 2019 was a cracking year to have your money in investment funds.  Our of our five picks, even the worst performer grew more than 7% – and that was a property fund, rather than one investing in company shares and bonds.

Our top performing pick, Zurich international equity, grew by 29.7%.

 

Of course, 2019 was an exceptional year – and it’s the longer term that really counts.  We’ve charted the five-year performance of our 2019 chosen funds below.  As you can see, they have all turned in solid long-term growth.  Even the lowest performer here is up over 26% over five years. Compare that to five years of rock-bottom interest rates in the bank!

 

By investing €400 a month you could save €27,900 in 5 years

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Note: This is an initial indication to help you picture your money. Remember that with investments it is not possible to know for certain what returns you will achieve. Please note the investment warnings at the bottom of the page. This is the approximate before-tax return on an investment which grew at 6% over 5 years.

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