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Drop in online shopping knocks UK retail sales in August

British retail sales unexpectedly fell in August after shoppers bought less online than the month before, when an annual promotion by Amazon appeared to have encouraged them to splash out, official figures showed on Thursday.

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Banks drive gains on FTSE 100, BoE move awaited

A rebound in bank stocks after the U.S. Federal Reserve's guarded stance on future interest rate cuts lifted London's FTSE 100 on Thursday, with investors shifting focus to the Bank of England's policy decision due later in the day.

ECB's bank funding take up unexpectedly low

Euro zone banks took up just 3.4 billion euros worth of long-term loans from the European Central Bank on Thursday, an unexpectedly low figure which is just a fraction of how much central bank funding lenders repaid earlier this week.

ESG FUNDS

Funds News
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
TCW New America Premier Equities N 25.72%
5
Eventide Gilead I 19.43%
5
Calvert Equity A 19.07%
4
Brown Advisory Sustainable Growth I 18.88%
5
Ave Maria Growth 17.28%
4
US Equity
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
Morgan Stanley Inst Global Opp A 18.67%
5
Morgan Stanley Inst Intl Advtg A 16.46%
5
Morgan Stanley Inst Global Sustain I 13.64%
4
RBC Global Opportunities I 12.94%
5
Mirova Global Sustainable Equity Y 12.29%
4
Global Equity
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
1919 Socially Responsive Balanced A 10.90%
5
Calvert Growth Allocation A 9.43%
5
Calvert Balanced A 9.10%
4
GuideStone Funds MyDestination 2055 Inv 8.87%
3
GuideStone Funds MyDestination 2045 Inv 8.58%
2
Allocation
Fund 3Y Total Return (Annualized) Lipper Rating
American Beacon Frontier Mkts Inc Inv 6.35%
5
RBC BlueBay High Yield Bond A 6.28%
5
Pax High Yield Bond Individual Investor 5.99%
2
Calvert Long-Term Income A 5.38%
5
Calvert High Yield Bond I 4.89%
2
Fixed Income

Disclaimer

Funds are ranked in order of their 3 Year Total Return Annualized Performance (Daily)

Duplicate funds have been removed so not show multiple share classes, so funds with the highest total net assets are ranked.

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About Lipper Ratings - Lipper Ratings for Total Return reflect funds' historical total return performance relative to peers. Lipper Ratings DO NOT take into account the effects of sales charges. Overall Lipper Ratings are based on an equal-weighted average of percentile ranks for each measure over 3-, 5-, and 10-year periods (if applicable).

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