At close Jan 29, 2015
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As a secondary investment objective, the Fund seeks capital appreciation, but only when consistent with its principal investment objective.
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Fund Managers’ Monthly Report
- Core global government bond yields fell in November on the back of dovish central bank comments, as inflation
forecasts were downgraded in line with the continued decline in oil prices. Speculation also grew that the
European Central Bank would need to purchase government bonds to counter deflationary pressures.
- In Canada, yields tracked those of comparable-durationH U.S. Treasuries lower despite improving gross domestic
product (GDP) growth and employment data in both countries. Australian government bonds outperformed
the overall market as commodity prices fell further, while New Zealand underperformed given continued robust
- Emerging market debt returns were subdued amid risk-aversion, as commodity exporters such as Russia, Venezuela
and Nigeria suffered, while importers including Turkey and South Africa benefited from lower prices. Oil-producing
nations’ currencies also fell, and overall, local currency debt underperformed its hard currency counterpart.
Investment-grade debt outpaced high yield as Ukraine fell sharply on the likely need of further bailouts.
- Among G-10I currencies, positive U.S. economic data led the U.S. dollar to strengthen against all its peers except
the New Zealand dollar. The weakest performers were the Norwegian krone, owing to lower oil prices, and the
Japanese yen, as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election.
HDuration is an estimate of bond price sensitivity to changes in interest rates. The higher the duration, the greater the
change (i.e., higher risk) in relation to interest-rate movements.
IThe G-10 nations include Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, the
United Kingdom and the U.S.
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