- FTSE All-Share Equity Investment Instruments index massively outperformed FTSE All-Share index in 2020
- This was in part because some of its constituents invest in areas that did well, such as tech
- If you only focus on the UK you could miss out on investment opportunities and added return
In 2020 the FTSE All-Share Equity Investment Instruments index rose 17.8 per cent while FTSE All-Share index fell 9.8 per cent – the largest outperformance in 30 years, according to analysts at Winterflood.
The FTSE All-Share Equity Investment Instruments index comprises 187 funds, which in aggregate offer exposure to equities across the world and a wide range of other assets. So after falling in early 2020, “the subsequent recovery and general health of [this index] reflects its tilt in the past 10 years towards non-equity specialist mandates and global equities, often with a technology and healthcare bent”, explain analysts at Winterflood.