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M&G Global Macro Bond

Ranked 64 out of 115 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD 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 : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2017
  • Rank 64/115 Total Return
  • Rank 60/115 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 65/115 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
62 Pinebridge Global Funds - Global Bond Y USD

2.1%

63 Julius Baer Fixed Income Gl Low Ivt Grade USD Bh

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

2.1%

64 M&G Global Macro Bond A USD Acc USD

2.0%

65 Manulife Global Fd-Strategic Income AA USD

2.0%

66 UBAM Unconstrained Bond APHC USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.9%

Fund Name Currency Risk
58 BGF Global Government Bond A2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

3.6

59 AB SICAV I-Global Plus Fixed Income Pf I2 USD USD

3.6

60 M&G Global Macro Bond A USD Acc USD

3.6

61 JPMorgan Global Bond (san) - USD USD

3.7

62 Legg Mason WA Short Duration HI Bd A Dis D USD USD

3.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
63 Invesco Global Bond A Semi Ann Dist USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-2.5%

64 Goldman Sachs Glo FI Plus Pf (Hdg) Base USD-H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-2.6%

65 M&G Global Macro Bond A USD Acc USD

-2.6%

66 Templeton Global Bond A (Mdis) USD USD

-2.6%

67 Goldman Sachs Glo Fix Inc Pf (Hdg) R Acc USD-H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-2.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.8%
2016 4.2% 4.0% 1.8% 0.1% -1.6%
2015 -4.4% -1.5% -0.5% -0.9% -1.6%
2014 0.0% 1.3% 0.9% -0.7% -1.4%
2013 2.4% 1.2% -1.5% 1.6% 1.2%
2012 12.5% 6.1% -2.1% 6.0% 2.3%
2011 4.6% 2.1% 4.1% -2.1% 0.5%
2010 6.8% -1.5% 1.5% 9.6% -2.5%
2009 6.4% -0.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Netherlands
  11. Norway
  12. Portugal
  13. Singapore
  14. Spain
  15. Sweden
  16. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/04/2009
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN GB00B65PCY96

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment75

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment4

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