Investment Insights

Our range of fund articles and market insights are designed to help you navigate the wider financial landscape with confidence. Keep informed with our Q&As and videos from the fund management floor or read more about the investment topics that matter to you with our commentaries from across the industry.

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2016 DEC

Insights

M&G Investments

06/12/2016

Six myths about emerging markets

It is likely that you have heard of ‘emerging markets’, but do you really know what they are, and understand the investment proposition they offer?

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2016 NOV

Insights

M&G Investments

23/11/2016

Autumn Statement 2016: what does it mean for UK investors?

The new British Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has delivered his first Autumn Statement against the backdrop of slowing UK economic growth.

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Insights

M&G Investments

16/11/2016

Nurturing children’s financial futures

The prospect of a child flying the roost is scary enough for parents, and then there’s money to think about. Even if they get a student loan or find work, how will they be able to afford their first car or home?

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Insights

M&G Emerging Markets Bond Fund

01/11/2016

Face behind the Fund - Claudia Calich

In the first of our Face behind the Fund videos, Claudia Calich, manager of the M&G Emerging Markets Bond Fund, discusses how growing up in Brazil influenced her decision to become a fund manager. Claudia also explains what she likes about emerging market bonds, her investment approach and what motivates her as a fund manager.
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2016 OCT

Insights

Richard Hughes, Fund Manager

26/10/2016

M&G Extra Income Fund update

Richard Hughes, manager of the M&G Extra Income Fund, gives an overview of the changes to the fund which come into effect on 16 December 2016.

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Fund updates

David Williams, Fund Manager

25/10/2016

M&G Global Recovery Fund — Applying a tried and tested approach to a global universe

The M&G Global Recovery Fund is a genuinely differentiated global share investment proposition, which takes a tried and tested investment approach and applies it to a global universe. The fund invests in corporate rather than economic recovery, which takes time to deliver, seeking to benefit from a rise in company share prices as they recover and their earnings improve. Fund manager David Williams explains the thinking behind the fund.

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Insights

Ana Cuddeford

25/10/2016

Multi Asset market outlook

Multi Asset market update - Oct16

Ana Cuddeford, M&G Investment Specialist, provides an update and insight into the market outlook for Multi Asset.

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Insights

24/10/2016

Three reasons to move your child's savings to a Junior ISA

Laying the foundations for a child’s future financial independence does not happen overnight. Building a nest egg to help them pay for university or buy their first home takes years of effective saving.

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Market summaries

Fiona Rowley, Fund Manager, M&G Property Portfolio

21/10/2016

UK Property Market Outlook

The UK commercial property market has been more resilient than we expected immediately following June’s vote to ‘Leave’ the European Union (EU). Property transactions have recovered since the aftermath of the referendum result, with £9.4 billion of assets sold in the third quarter, between July and September.

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Insights

18/10/2016

Is a weak pound bad news for investors?

A deadline for starting the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) might have now been set, but it’s done little to stop the British pound’s slide in value.

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Insights

Anne Richards, Chief Executive M&G Investments

12/10/2016

Brexit: Message from Anne Richards

It’s been more than 100 days since the EU referendum and yet, while the papers are full of speculation about the possible shape and impact of Brexit, still very little is known for certain. 

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Fund updates

M&G Investments

01/10/2016

Changes to pricing for funds making interest distributions

We are changing the way that fund prices are calculated for all sterling share classes in our funds that make interest distributions (funds that invest over 60% of their assets in qualifying interest-bearing securities, such as bonds).

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