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 2021 selections performed.

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There’s no doubt 2021 was a cracking year to have your money in investment funds, with equity markets up 31.1% in Euro terms.

We’ve set out the one-year performance of the funds we recommended at the start of the year in the charts below.

2021 - 1 Year Chart

Of course, it’s the longer term that really counts.  We’ve charted the five-year performance of our 2021 chosen funds below.

As you can see, they have all turned in solid long-term growth.  Even the lowest performer here is up over 48% over five years. Compare that to five years of rock-bottom interest rates in the bank!

2021 - 5 Year Chart


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