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Diversify equity and currency exposure with M&G Global Macro Bond

M&G Global Macro Bond can diversify both equity and currency exposure
Diversify equity and currency exposure with M&G Global Macro Bond
  • A flexible bond fund that can provide useful portfolio diversification
  • Strengths and weaknesses to consider
IC TIP: Buy at 167.14p
Tip style
Growth
Risk rating
High
Timescale
Long Term
Bull points

Diversification

Experienced managers

Flexible approach

Focus on macroeconomic factors

Bear points

Can invest in riskier bond markets

Fixed income assets have once again proven their worth as portfolio diversifiers, with US government bonds making strong gains amid the initial uncertainty over the outcome of the US election. But the high prices of government bonds and unpredictability of current events mean that betting on this sub-sector of the asset class may not always be a useful diversification strategy. As we have stressed before, flexible bond funds may be a better way to navigate changing market conditions.

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