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4 Best-Rated Deutsche Mutual Funds to Strengthen Your Portfolio

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management is renowned as one of the world's leading financial management companies. With around 1,135 billion euros worth of assets under management (as of June 30, 2015), the company is among the 10 largest bank-owned asset managers worldwide. It prides itself in having almost 6,000 employees across 40 countries. The company uses market expertise to create innovative investment solutions for its clients. It also delivers transparent and cost-effective passive investment products to both institutional and individual investors.

Below we share with you 4 top-rated Deutsche mutual funds. Each has earned a Zacks Mutual Fund Rank #1 (Strong Buy) and we expect the fund to outperform its peers in the future. To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all Deutsche mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of Deutsche funds .

Deutsche Large Cap Focus Growth S ( SCQGX ) invests a major portion of its assets in securities of domestic large cap companies. SCQGX generally invests in securities of companies having market capitalizations within the range of the Russell 1000 Growth Index. SCQGX may invest a maximum of 20% of its assets in foreign securities. The Deutsche Large Cap Focus Growth S fund returned 17.4% over the past one year.

SCQGX has an expense ratio of 0.91% as compared to the category average of 1.19%.

Deutsche Capital Growth A ( SDGAX ) seeks long-term capital appreciation. SDGAX invests a minimum 65% of its assets in equities, mainly common stocks of US companies. Although SDGAX can invest in companies of any size, it generally focuses on established companies that are similar in size to the companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Composite Stock Price Index or the Russell 1000 Growth Index. SDGAX distributes dividends and capital gains annually. The Deutsche Capital Growth A fund returned 15.4% over the past one year.

As of August 2015, SDGAX held 83 issues with 5.79% invested in Apple Inc

Deutsche Global Small Cap A ( KGDAX ) invests the majority of its assets in common stocks and other equities of small companies across the world. KGDAX invests in those companies having market capitalization between $500 million and $5 billion at the time of purchase. The Deutsche Global Small Cap A fund returned 7.4% over the past one year.

Joseph Axtell is the fund manager and has managed KGDAX since 2002.

Deutsche Core Equity A ( SUWAX ) seeks long-term capital appreciation along with current income. SUWAX invests a major portion of its assets in equities, mainly common stocks. SUWAX generally invests in large-cap domestic companies. However, the company may also invest in companies of any size. The Deutsche Core Equity A fund returned 11.7% over the past one year.

SUWAX has an expense ratio of 0.89% as compared to category average of 1.04%.

To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all Deutsche mutual funds, investors can click here to see the complete list of funds .

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