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M&G Global Macro Bond

Ranked 21 out of 38 in - Global Flexible over 12 months
All calculations are in SGD 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.


The Fund's objective is to maximise long term total return. 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. The fund manager selects investments based on an assessment of macroeconomic factors such as economic growth, interest rates and inflation. This analysis determines which areas of the global bond markets the manager believes the fund should invest in to achieve its objective

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Global Flexible over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018
  • Rank 21/38 Total Return
  • Rank 8/38 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 15/38 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
19 UBS (Lux) Bond S - Cur Diversifier (USD) P-acc SGD


20 T Rowe Diversified Income Bond Fund A USD SGD


21 M&G Global Macro Bond A USD Acc SGD


22 MS TCW Unconstrained Plus Bond P Acc USD SGD


23 Schroder ISF Global Credit Dur Hedged USDH I Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Risk
6 Janus Henderson Global Flexible Income - A$acc SGD


6 Vontobel Fund Bond Global Aggregate H hedged USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



8 M&G Global Macro Bond A USD Acc SGD


9 Amundi Fds Bond Global Aggregate - AU (C)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



10 PIMCO GIS Diversified Income Dur Hdg E USD Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.9%
2017 -2.8% -1.6% 0.2% -0.4% -1.0%
2016 6.1% -1.3% 1.7% 1.4% 4.2%
2015 2.3% 1.9% -2.3% 4.6% -1.8%
2014 5.0% 0.9% 0.0% 1.6% 2.4%
2013 5.9% 2.7% 0.7% 0.5% 1.9%
2012 6.0% 2.9% -1.4% 2.6% 1.8%
2011 5.8% 0.5% 1.4% 3.9% 0.0%
2010 -2.5% -1.9% 1.4% 3.3% -5.1%
2009 3.6% -0.9%

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


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment1.25

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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).