|Mid Price||GBP 1.27||Day Change||GBP +0.00 (0.30%)|
|Price Date||22 May 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||2.10 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||08 March 2019||Dividend Frequency||Semi-annually|
|Sector||UK Gilts||Fund Size||457,174,392.32|
|Launch Date||03/04/1998||Standard Initial Charge||3.75%|
|Ongoing cost||0.53%||Annual Management Charge||0.45%|
The aim of the Fund is to provide income with the potential to grow the amount you invested.The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in UK Government bonds (which are similar to a loan and pay a fixed or variable interest rate) as well as bonds issued in British Pounds by governments worldwide and large international organisations such as the World Bank or the International Monetary Fund.The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Dave Chappell is a Senior Portfolio Manager in the interest rate and currency team within Fixed Income and is at the core of US and UK rate and economic forecasting for the company. Dave manages a broad range of US and UK fixed income mandates for numerous insurance companies. He also manages a number of global government portfolios.Dave joined the company in 1997 when Scudder Investments became part of Threadneedle Asset Management Limited. He joined Scudder Investments as a fixed income dealer, and in 1997 became an Insurance Asset Portfolio Manager.He started his career in 1987 at Royal Bank of Scotland as an Operations Supervisor before moving to Irving Trust company as an Operations Manager.