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Jim Leaviss

Jim Leaviss

About 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.

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Citywire Rating: + rated

2004

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Performance

over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014
Rank 62/104 Bonds - Global
Manager Return
60 Bob Jolly 5.1%
61 George Henderson 5.1%
62 Jim Leaviss 5.1%
63 Colin Lunnon 4.9%
64 Brian Kloss 4.8%
64 Regina Borromeo 4.8%
64 Gary Herbert 4.8%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 0.6% -1.5% 4.5%
2013 -0.1% 8.1% -2.3% -4.3% -1.2%
2012 7.1% 2.4% 0.3% 2.0% 2.3%
2011 4.6% -1.5% 4.5% 0.4% 1.3%
2010 10.8% 5.0% 2.3% 3.5% -0.3%

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