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Newton Global Dynamic Bond

Ranked 12 out of 12 in - Absolute Return GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Paul Brain

Paul Brain has held a number of senior fixed income positions within the industry. In 1991 he joined Credit Suisse Asset Management where he was the head of currency overlay and European fixed income and in 1995 he was the head of retail fixed income at Investec Asset Management (formerly Guinness Flight). Paul joined MSG & Partners (Partners Asset Management) in 2001 where he was the chief investment officer, fixed income. In 2004 he joined Newton Investment Management where he is currently an investment leader in fixed income and the chairman of the bond/FX strategy group.


The objective of the Sub-Fund is to maximise the total return from income and capital growth from a globally diversified portfolio of predominantly higher yielding corporate and government fixed interest securities. The Sub-Fund is managed to seek a minimum return of cash (1 month GBP LIBOR) +2% per annum over 5 years before fees. In so doing we aim to achieve a positive return on a rolling 3 year basis. However, a positive return is not guaranteed and a capital loss may occur. The Sub-Fund may also invest in deposits, derivative instruments, forward transactions, approved money market instruments and collective investment schemes.

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Absolute Return GBP over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.1% 0.7% 0.6% 0.1% -0.2%
2016 3.4% 1.1% 1.5% 1.4% -0.6%
2015 -0.9% 1.5% -1.7% -0.5% -0.2%
2014 2.3% 1.0% 1.2% -0.2% 0.4%
2013 1.9% 1.7% -1.5% 1.0% 0.8%
2012 10.8% 3.1% 1.5% 3.2% 2.6%
2011 1.0% 0.9% 0.6% -1.4% 0.9%
2010 12.9% 6.9% -0.4% 5.7% 0.2%
2009 20.6% -3.4% 7.6% 14.2% 1.5%
2008 1.4% -0.2% -0.7% -0.5% 2.9%
2007 3.6% 0.8% -0.9% 1.2% 2.5%
2006 2.7% 0.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Germany
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/04/2006
  • Share Class size2,017Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB00B1294F44

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment25,000


  • Initial investment0

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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).