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2019 FEB

Fund updates

M&G Investments


M&G (Lux) Absolute Return Bond Fund Fund manager Q&A

Due to higher market volatility, investors are increasingly focusing on protecting their capital and seeking a smoother path to earning returns above cash savings.

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2019 JAN

Fund updates

Léonard Vinville


M&G (Lux) Global Convertibles Fund - Investment review 2018

Against a background of rising volatility in global markets, global convertibles performed decently in 2018. However, we must acknowledge that the performance of the M&G (Lux) Global Convertibles Fund has been disappointing as the portfolio has battled against a series of headwinds. In this note we discuss some of the challenges faced and the action we are taking to address them.

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Fund updates

Richard Woolnough


M&G Optimal Income Fund - A review of 2018 and outlook for 2019

Volatility proved to be the predominant theme in 2018, and many financial assets lost ground.

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Fund updates

M&G (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund


Downside protection while capturing upside

In a year characterised by increased volatility and changes in market leadership, financial markets struggled to generate positive returns.

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Richard Woolnough


M&G Optimal Income Fund update

In this short video Richard Woolnough, Fund Manager for the M&G Optimal Income Fund, will discuss how the market performed in the second half of 2018, as well as his outlook going into the new year and the importance of diversification within his portfolio.

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Multi Asset team


Lessons for 2019 from a year that defied predictions

M&G’s Multi Asset team looks back at a volatile year in financial markets and assesses the investment environment heading into 2019.

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Fund updates


Protecting your interests during and after Brexit

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Alex Araujo - Fund Manager


M&G (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund - Overview

The M&G (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund has a total return (the combination of income and growth of capital) objective and aims to outperform the global equities market (as represented by the MSCI ACWI Index), net of the Ongoing Charges Figure, over any five-year period. It also aims to provide a rising income stream in US dollars by investing in infrastructure stocks which tend to exhibit characteristics of higher yield and lower volatility compared to global equities.

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2018 DEC


Michael Bourke


M&G Emerging Market Equities - 2019: Opportunities amid uncertainty

Trade tensions and higher interest rates in the US weighed on emerging market equities in 2018.

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Fund updates

Juan Nevado and Ana Cuddeford


M&G (Lux) Dynamic Allocation Fund - Fund Manager Q&A

Juan Nevado, manager of the M&G (Lux) Dynamic Allocation Fund, speaks with M&G Multi Asset team investment director Ana Cuddeford to share his views on a challenging market environment in 2018 and opportunities he sees in 2019.

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Market summaries

Jim Leaviss, Stuart Rhodes, Tristan Hanson


M&G Outlook 2019: Risks and opportunities

Watch M&G fund managers Jim Leaviss, Stuart Rhodes and Tristan Hanson discuss where they see challenges and opportunities, as they reflect on what has been a testing 2018. 

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