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Royal London Sterling Extra Yield Bond A

Ranked 2 out of 60 in - Sterling Strategic Bond over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Eric Holt

Eric Holt has extensive knowledge of UK investment grade and high yield corporate bonds, gained over a career spanning more than 30 years. He has overall responsibility for RLAM’s credit research process, as well as managing the Sterling Extra Yield Bond Fund and the Ethical Bond Fund. He joined RLAM in 1999 following Royal London’s acquisition of United Assurance. Eric is a graduate of Nottingham University with a degree in mathematics and is an associate of the Institute of Actuaries.

Objective

The Fund's objective is to achieve a high level of income. The Fund seeks to achieve a gross redemption yield of 1.25 times the gross redemption yield of the FTSE Actuaries British Government 15 Year index. The Fund invests in a range of bonds including investment grade bonds (those of higher credit quality) and unrated bonds. The Fund also invests in sub-investment grade bonds (lower credit quality) which pay a higher rate of interest.

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Performance

Sterling Strategic Bond over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.2%
2017 14.3% 5.6% 2.8% 2.8% 2.5%
2016 10.5% -0.4% 3.1% 6.5% 1.0%
2015 2.4% 3.0% -0.3% -0.5% 0.3%
2014 8.1% 4.4% 3.0% 0.8% -0.3%
2013 11.8% 5.8% -0.6% 3.0% 3.3%
2012 22.8% 6.7% 0.8% 6.8% 6.9%
2011 4.3% 6.4% 3.2% -5.8% 0.7%
2010 19.1% 8.2% 0.7% 7.4% 1.8%
2009 26.2% -15.8% 14.1% 19.7% 9.8%
2008 -33.1% -6.7% 0.1% -7.1% -22.9%
2007 1.9% 1.2% -0.2% -0.3% 1.3%
2006 5.7% 1.6% -0.5% 2.8% 1.7%
2005 12.2% 1.8% 4.6% 2.6% 2.7%
2004 14.1% 2.3% 0.6% 5.4% 5.2%
2003 2.4% 4.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Ireland
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/04/2003
  • Share Class size531Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE0032571485

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment0.75

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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).