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Legg Mason WA Em Mkts Total Rtn Bd A Dis D USD

Ranked 42 out of 58 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Chia-Liang Lian

Chia-Liang Lian, CFA, is head of emerging markets debt at Western Asset Management Company. He joined the firm in 2011 and prior to this was head of emerging Asia portfolios at Pacific Investment Management Company. Lian graduated with a degree in economics as part of the MAS scholars programme from the National University of Singapore.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return through income and capital appreciation by investing at least 80% of its Net Asset Value in debt securities of issuers located in emerging market countries. The fund may invest in derivatives, financial instruments whose value is derived from the value of other assets, to help try to achieve the fund's objective as well as to reduce risk or cost or to generate additional growth or income for the fund.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.4% -4.9% 1.3%
2017 9.0% 4.0% 0.9% 2.9% 1.0%
2016 9.8% 3.8% 5.2% 3.7% -3.2%
2015 -3.2% 2.0% -0.6% -5.0% 0.5%
2014 1.5% 2.9% 5.6% -2.7% -4.0%
2013 -8.6% -1.8% -7.1% 0.2% -0.1%
2012 16.0% 5.5% 0.8% 6.2% 2.6%
2011 5.2% 1.0% 3.8% -4.2% 4.8%
2010 11.7% 3.9% 0.5% 9.1% -1.9%
2009 42.4% 4.5% 18.5% 13.1% 1.7%
2008 -20.4% -0.9% 0.4% -8.8% -12.3%
2007 6.7% 2.7% -1.1% 3.1% 1.9%
2006 7.9% 1.3% -2.8% 5.8% 3.6%
2005 9.6% -1.7% 6.6% 3.1% 1.5%
2004 -6.4% 9.2% 4.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/08/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Legg Mason WA EM Corp Bd LM Dist (M) USD 10.08%
BNY Mellon cash reserves fund 4.07%
RSHB Capital 8.500% 16-Oct-2023 2.81%
Indonesia 8.375% 15-Mar-2034 2.65%
Egypt 7.903% 21-Feb-2048 2.39%
Lukoil Intl Fin 6.656% 07-Jun-2022 2.18%
Indonesia 6.625% 17-Feb-2037 2.11%
Ghana 10.750% 14-Oct-2030 1.83%
First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC PERP 1.76%
Pertamina 4.875% 03-May-2022 1.65%
31/08/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Chile
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Hong Kong
  6. Ireland
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Macau
  9. Singapore
  10. Spain
  11. Switzerland
  12. Taiwan
  13. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/02/2004
  • Share Class size04Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0034203483

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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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).