Bond Funds

The current issue of Investors Chronicle magazine (7 October 2011 to 13 October 2011) has a article called “Backing the right bond fund” in the Funds section. Following this article is an analysis of the following four bond funds:

  • Fidelity Strategic Bond Fund (GB00B05NC964)
  • M&G Optimal Income A Inc (GB00B1H05049)
  • Standard Life AAA Income R Inc (GB0006573108)
  • Kames High Yield A Inc (SEOPAI)

It’s oh so quiet…

After the chaos that has reigned on the World’s stock markets over the last few days, it’s nice to be able to report that the FTSE 100 is down ONLY 4.55 points (0.09%) a the time of writing.

The Dow Jones ended its session up 429.92 points (3.98%) last night and the Nasdaq up 124.83 (5.29%).

In Tokyo the Nikkei 225 finished up 94.26 at 9038.74 (a more modest 1.05%).

So what of the FTSE?

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