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M&G Global Macro Bond

Ranked 8 out of 139 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Jim Leaviss

Jim Leaviss financial career started at the Bank of England in 1992 as a money market trader and an economist. He joined M&G in 1997 where he is a fund manager and head of retail fixed interest. His investment style is characterised by a top-down approach, with active management of duration and the yield curve. Jim graduated from Manchester University gaining a BA in economics and is a member of UKSIP. Outside of work he enjoys music and cycling.

Objective

The Fund's objective is to maximise long term total return (the combination of income and growth of capital). The Fund invests mainly in debt instruments on a global basis which include, but are not limited to, variable rate securities, fixed interest securities, sovereign debt and corporate debt. The Fund's exposure to debt instruments may be gained through the use of derivatives. The Fund may also invest in other assets including collective investment schemes, money market instruments, cash and near cash, deposits, other transferable securities and derivatives.

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Performance

Global over : 31/12/2015 - 31/12/2016
  • Rank 8/139 Total Return
  • Rank 104/139 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 98/139 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
6 Templeton Global Total Return A (Mdis) GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

26.7%

7 John Hancock Strategic Inc Opportunities W Dis GBP GBP

25.6%

8 M&G Global Macro Bond A Inc GBP

25.0%

9 Templeton Global Bond A (Mdis) GBP GBP

24.8%

10 Amundi Oblig Internationales GBP I GBP

24.3%

Fund Name Currency Loss
96 Templeton Global Total Return Bond A Inc GBP

-3.6%

97 Legg Mason Brandywine Glo Credit Opps GBP Acc Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-3.6%

98 M&G Global Macro Bond A Inc GBP

-3.7%

99 Pioneer SICAV Strategic Income N No Dis GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-3.7%

100 Marlborough Global Bond Inc GBP

-3.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/12/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 25.0% 6.9% 8.6% 4.0% 3.6%
2015 0.4% 3.8% -6.3% 2.4% 0.9%
2014 5.7% 0.6% -1.5% 4.5% 2.2%
2013 0.0% 8.1% -2.3% -4.3% -1.1%
2012 7.1% 2.4% 0.3% 2.0% 2.3%
2011 4.6% -1.5% 4.5% 0.4% 1.3%
2010 11.2% 5.4% 2.3% 3.5% -0.3%
2009 0.1% -5.0% -2.6% 9.3% -1.1%
2008 33.5% 9.2% -3.0% 4.4% 20.7%
2007 6.2% 0.5% -2.4% 2.3% 5.8%
2006 -1.7% -0.7% -1.5% 1.6% -1.1%
2005 5.1% -0.4% 3.2% 0.9% 1.3%
2004 4.3% -0.8% -1.2% 3.5% 2.9%
2003 8.3% 3.8% 3.1% 0.5% 0.7%
2002 2.8% 0.0% 0.2% 0.9% 1.7%
2001 -0.7% 2.0% -3.2% -0.7% 1.3%
2000 4.9% 1.2% 2.5% -0.7% 1.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Belgium
  2. France
  3. Singapore
  4. Switzerland
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/10/1999
  • Share Class size20Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0031616708

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment100

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment3

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