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I've been looking at some of the Bear Funds available in the US. Essentially they make money by shorting on falling markets.

Does anyone know of similar ISAable funds in the UK?

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I've been looking at some of the Bear Funds available in the US. Essentially they make money by shorting on falling markets.

Does anyone know of similar ISAable funds in the UK?

I looked into this and it seems that in ISAs you can't invest in products that fundamentally hold short positions as these are leveraged. You can buy the Gartmore US Bear or UK Bear funds outside an ISA, but our lovely government doesn't want to give you a tax break to short the markets... I think the only alternative if you want to switch out of bullish funds (99% of them) is to go for a money market fund such as M&G High Interest which yields about 3.5% a year. Pretty pathetic, but your capital is safe. My ISA is still invested in a diversified set of funds, but will switch into a money market fund at predetermined stops

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