Best Performing T. Rowe Price Mutual Funds Of Q2 2015

Winter Slowdown is Momentary : T. Rowe Price Chief U.S. Economist Alan Levenson noted that the winter effect was partly to be blamed. However, while winter caused some hiring weakness and the West Coast ports strike added to concerns, job growth gathered steam in April and May. While initial claims had dropped to a 15-year low, wage gains and consumer spending also reflected strong trends.

Timing of the Fed Rate Hike : The winter effect had pushed back expectations for the first rate hike. The Fed minutes from the April’s policy meeting noted that the winter effect made it “unlikely” for Fed to raise rates in June. The number of members anticipating rate hike increased in June meeting.

Greece : The quarter ended on a dismal note largely due to the Greek debt concerns. Greece and its creditors continued negotiations about the repayment of debt. Greece had proposed bundling several debt repayments to the IMF. On Jun 29, US markets had the steepest daily decline since Oct 2014 as Greece shut down banks and the stock market.

Top 15 Gainers of Q2 2015

T. Rowe Price is one of the world’s leading investment management companies. Founded in 1937 by Thomas Rowe Price, Jr, the company offers a wide range of mutual funds, sub-advisory and separate account management services for both individual and institutional investors. It relies on fundamental research and a disciplined approach to provide a full range of investment strategies. The company’s strict adherence to stated investment objectives ensures the long term integrity of its client portfolios.

Keep reading our Mutual Fund Commentary section, where we are reporting on performances and best picks from fund families and varied categories.

Below we present the top 15 T. Rowe Price funds with best returns of Q2 2015:

Note: The list excludes the same funds with different classes, and institutional funds have been excluded. Funds having minimum initial investment above $5000 have been excluded. Q2 % Rank vs Objective* equals the percentage the fund falls among its peers. Here, 1 being the best and 99 being the worst.

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