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Practical Investment

Ranked 183 out of 223 in - Aggressive GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Sean Ashfield

London-based Sean Ashfield joined Charles Stanley in 2005 where he runs funds of funds with an income and growth investment strategy. Prior to joining Charles Stanley, he worked at Dryden Financial as an investment manager for two years, and before that he was a partner at Teather and Greenwood. Sean studied at Wellington College and in his spare time he enjoys football, music and cricket.

Objective

The Fund aims to grow the amount you originally invested and provide a growing income. The Fund will invest primarily in the shares of a wide range of sterling and dollar priced investment trusts, company shares and other investments.

Performance

Aggressive GBP over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 3.3% -0.1%
2014 4.2% 1.1% 2.5% -1.3% 1.9%
2013 25.0% 10.1% 1.5% 6.4% 5.1%
2012 18.6% 8.1% -1.5% 6.9% 4.1%
2011 0.9% 0.4% 3.4% -5.4% 2.7%
2010 18.2% 6.5% -5.4% 8.2% 8.5%
2009 22.5% -6.3% 10.3% 16.5% 1.7%
2008 -29.5% -8.3% -1.3% -10.8% -12.8%
2007 2.4% 3.5% 2.9% -0.5% -3.3%
2006 17.4% 10.0% -5.2% 4.4% 7.7%
2005 29.8% 6.6% 3.5% 11.3% 5.8%
2004 14.0% 2.6% -0.6% 4.2% 7.2%
2003 21.2% -2.0% 12.4% 5.7% 4.1%
2002 -20.7% -2.3% -5.5% -15.6% 1.8%
2001 -15.0% -8.1% 0.8% -15.0% 7.9%
2000 -1.9% -0.7% 0.7% 1.4% -3.3%
1999 23.8% 5.4% 4.9% -0.5% 12.7%
1998 12.1% 14.0% -0.1% -12.9% 12.9%
1997 16.7% 5.6% 4.3% 7.2% -1.1%
1996 5.9% 2.3% 0.2% 4.2% -0.7%
1995 2.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2015

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
London & St Lawrence Investment Company PLC 8.19
Aberforth Geared Income Trust PLC 5.22
Edinburgh Investment Trust PLC 4.92
Merchants Trust PLC 4.78
BlackRock Income Strategies Trust PLC 4.69
JPMorgan Income & Growth Inv Trust PLC Income Shs 4.58
Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust PLC 4.42
City of London Investment Trust PLC 4.38
Temple Bar Investment Trust PLC 4.03
John Laing Infrastructure Fund Limited 3.86
31/03/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/02/1941
  • Share Class size45Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0006982457

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment5,000

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).