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F&C Macro Global Bond £ A GBP Inc

Ranked 72 out of 113 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Objective

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.

Performance

Global over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014
  • Rank 72/113 Total Return
  • Rank 53/113 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 61/113 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Risk
51 PFS TwentyFour Dynamic Bond A Ret Acc

0.9

52 Old Mutual Global Strategic Bond GBP A Hgd Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

0.9

53 F&C Macro Global Bond £ A GBP Inc

0.9

54 LM Brandywine Glo Fxd Inc Fd A Dis (S) (AH)£

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

1.0

54 PIMCO GIS Global Advantage Inst GBP (Prt Hdg)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

1.0

54 Invesco Perpetual Global Bond Inc

1.0

Fund Name Loss
59 PIMCO GIS Global Advantage Inst GBP (Prt Hdg)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-1.8%

60 PIMCO GIS Diversified Income Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-1.9%

61 F&C Macro Global Bond £ A GBP Inc

-2.0%

62 Legg Mason WA Global Multi Strat Pr Dis M H GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

-2.0%

63 Calamos Global High Income I GBP Dis

-2.3%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 4.4% 1.4% 1.4% 1.5%
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%
2003 0.4% 0.4%

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 size33Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE0033486881

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • 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).