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F&C Macro Global Bond £ A GBP Inc

Ranked 98 out of 114 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP


The investment objective is achieved primarily through investment in debt securities and instruments issued or guaranteed by EU/OECD Issuers which may be either fixed, floating rate or index / inflation linked. The debt securities and instruments in which investment may be made include bonds and other forms of securitised debt and may be denominated in currencies other than the Base Currency of the Fund, the Dollar.


Global over : 30/04/2014 - 30/04/2015
  • Rank 98/114 Total Return
  • Rank 47/114 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 55/114 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Risk
45 Franklin Global Aggregate Bond A (Qdis) GBP-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


46 SEI SGMF Global Fixed Income Hdgd GBP Inst H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


47 F&C Macro Global Bond £ A GBP Inc


47 Scottish Widows Cautious Portfolio A Acc


49 F&C Global Bond 1 Inc


49 NatWest Global Investment Grade Bond S2


Fund Name Loss
53 PIMCO GIS Capital Securities Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


54 LM Brandywine Glb Opp Fixed Inc Fd P Dis (M) (AH)£

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


55 F&C Macro Global Bond £ A GBP Inc


56 Franklin Global Aggregate Bond A (Qdis) GBP-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged


57 Marlborough Global Bond Inc


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 1.0%
2014 3.5% 1.4% 1.4% 1.5% -0.8%
2013 0.5% 1.3% 3.1% -1.9% -1.9%
2012 -7.8% -2.7% -1.5% -2.8% -1.1%
2011 -0.7% 0.4% -2.0% 0.9% 0.1%
2010 10.3% 3.6% 5.6% -0.9% 1.8%
2009 -2.8% -1.0% -2.5% 4.9% -4.1%
2008 36.5% 4.4% -3.6% 10.2% 23.0%
2007 8.6% 1.4% -3.7% 5.7% 5.2%
2006 -0.5% -0.6% -0.9% 2.3% -1.3%
2005 5.1% -0.1% 3.1% 0.2% 1.9%
2004 5.4% 1.4% -0.1% 1.4% 2.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Germany
  4. Ireland
  5. Italy
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Malta
  8. Netherlands
  9. Norway
  10. Spain
  11. Sweden
  12. Switzerland
  13. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/10/2003
  • Share Class size18Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE0033486881

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management1.0%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).