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M&G Global Basics

Ranked 318 out of 337 in - Global Equities over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Randeep Somel

Objective

The Fund is a global equity fund which invests wholly or mainly in companies operating in basic industries (primary' and secondary' industries) and also in companies that service these industries. The Fund may also invest in other global equities. The sole aim of the Fund is long term capital growth.

Performance

Global Equities over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 6.7% -5.7%
2014 -0.1% 0.1% 0.2% -1.4% 1.1%
2013 3.2% 11.0% -5.6% 0.5% -1.9%
2012 1.0% 6.1% -9.3% 5.2% -0.3%
2011 -12.3% 0.4% -1.9% -14.1% 3.6%
2010 27.7% 9.5% -9.8% 12.0% 15.4%
2009 35.4% -7.3% 11.0% 24.4% 5.7%
2008 -26.7% -0.9% 8.7% -21.0% -13.9%
2007 21.0% 4.7% 10.8% 1.3% 3.0%
2006 15.2% 11.9% -2.0% -1.7% 6.8%
2005 40.7% 6.9% 5.4% 19.8% 4.3%
2004 24.7% 1.5% 2.0% 10.0% 9.6%
2003 36.3% -5.2% 15.2% 14.7% 8.8%
2002 -12.5% 11.8% -8.7% -18.1% 4.7%
2001 -4.6% -9.7% 10.2% -12.2% 9.3%
2000 -4.5% -15.0% 12.3% -6.8% 7.3%
1999 25.4% 9.1% 10.6% -3.9% 8.1%
1998 5.3% 3.6% -9.3% -3.3% 15.9%
1997 -11.4% 2.4% 2.6% -0.2% -15.6%
1996 30.4% 11.9% 8.0% 1.6% 6.2%
1995 5.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2015

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Ansell Ltd ORD 5.19
Kerry Group PLC ORD 4.80
Microsoft Corp ORD 4.59
United Technologies Corp ORD 4.36
Symrise AG ORD 4.23
G4S PLC ORD 4.14
PZ Cussons PLC ORD 3.85
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co ORD 3.78
United Parcel Service Inc ORD 3.70
Publicis Groupe SA ORD 3.66
31/05/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. Belgium
  2. Chile
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Netherlands
  7. South Africa
  8. Switzerland
  9. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/02/1973
  • Share Class size2,239Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030932346

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment4

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