The Fund aims to generate a high level of income, with the opportunity for capital gain, primarily through investment in a diversified portfolio of Investment Grade fixed and floating rate securities, normally denominated in U.S. Dollars and issued by governments, institutions and corporations in both developing and developed countries. When judged appropriate, the portfolio may be held in fixed interest securities denominated in currencies other than U.S. Dollars, with the relevant currency exposure hedged back into U.S. Dollars.
The performance of years prior to 2017 was achieved under circumstances that may no longer apply. On 31 May 2016, the investment policy of the Fund was changed.
The computation basis of the performance is based on the calendar year end, NAV-To-NAV, with dividend reinvested.
These figures show by how much the share class increased or decreased in value during the calendar year/performance periods being shown. Performance data has been calculated in share class currency, including ongoing charges and excluding subscription fee (initial charge) and redemption fee (if any) you might have to pay. If the currency shown differs from your home currency, returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. We recommend that you seek independent financial advice to ensure this Fund is suitable for your investment needs.
Where no past performance is shown there was insufficient data available in that year to provide performance.
No representation is being made that any investment will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those achieved in the past, or that significant losses will be avoided.
Please refer to the “Key facts & Downloads” section below for the benchmark name and the inception date of the Fund and the share class.