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M&G Global Growth

Ranked 301 out of 308 in - Global Equities over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Objective

The Fund aims to maximise long term total return (the combination of capital growth and income) by investing in a wide range of global equities. The Fund will invest globally (including the UK) in the equities of companies across a wide range of geographies, sectors and market capitalisations. Income is of secondary importance to capital growth when investments are selected.

Performance

Global Equities over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -0.9% -1.9% 0.1% 1.0%
2013 17.3% 14.8% -1.1% 0.7% 2.6%
2012 13.5% 9.9% -7.6% 6.1% 5.3%
2011 -11.0% -0.2% 1.2% -16.9% 6.1%
2010 14.5% 9.1% -10.5% 6.3% 10.3%
2009 24.5% -8.3% 4.9% 22.9% 5.3%
2008 -14.9% -4.7% -0.3% -7.0% -3.8%
2007 15.0% 4.1% 8.0% 1.4% 0.9%
2006 11.2% 10.6% -2.9% -1.7% 5.4%
2005 25.8% 5.6% 3.9% 14.1% 0.5%
2004 19.6% -0.1% 3.3% 6.0% 9.4%
2003 32.7% -4.9% 12.2% 12.0% 11.0%
2002 -27.4% 1.7% -16.5% -18.9% 5.4%
2001 -17.4% -8.6% 1.2% -15.8% 6.1%
2000 1.7% 6.3% 1.3% -0.2% -5.4%
1999 21.7% 9.9% 1.4% -10.1% 21.5%
1998 18.4% 14.0% -0.9% -13.5% 21.1%
1997 2.0% 5.5% 8.4% -2.0% -9.0%
1996 3.1% 9.2% -0.5% -0.7% -4.4%
1995 6.9% 0.4% 6.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
AZ Electronic Materials SA ORD 2.64
International Business Machines Corp ORD 2.31
Vallourec SA ORD 2.28
Nestle SA ORD 2.26
Zurich Insurance Group AG ORD 2.25
Toyota Motor Corp ORD 2.23
Equifax Inc ORD 2.22
Google Inc ORD 2.21
Schlumberger NV ORD 2.20
United Technologies Corp ORD 2.15
31/03/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. Germany
  2. Switzerland
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date19/12/1967
  • Share Class size659Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0030937840

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. additional investment1,000

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).