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MI Charles Stanley Monthly High Income A Acc

Ranked 32 out of 129 in - Conservative GBP over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Chris Ainscough

Chris Ainscough joined Matterley as an analyst in April 2014 to work alongside Chris Evans on the Regular High Income and Equity funds having originally joined Charles Stanley Pan Asset in 2013. He holds a MMath degree in Mathematics from Oxford University and since joining Matterley he has completed the Investment Management Certificate and passed the CFA Level One examination.

Jeremy Spain

Jeremy Spain is the senior bond analyst at Charles Stanley & Co. Limited, regularly writing on the global fixed income markets as well as covering the retail bond market. He is a member of the Charles Stanley Investment Strategy Committee and is on the management team of a number of the company’s funds. Jeremy joined Charles Stanley in March 2011 having spent five years at the MNI/Deutsche Börse Group in London as a credit analyst covering both capital markets and credit derivatives. Jeremy is an experienced hand in the credit markets having been the Head of Bond Trading and Sales at Banco Popolare di Milano (2000-2006) and a Manager at J. Henry Schroder & Co. Limited (1987-1999) where he set up and ran proprietary bond portfolios to facilitate credit trading and sales to institutional clients. Jeremy holds a Certified Diploma in Accounting & Finance from the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a City Law Diploma.


The objective of the Fund is to generate a high income with the potential for capital growth from a portfolio consisting predominantly of UK bonds, government securities, high yielding equities and preference shares. There may be occasions when the investment manager chooses to hold a high level of cash and money market instruments.

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Conservative GBP over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 4.4%
2018 -4.2% -3.1% 1.8% 0.0% -2.9%
2017 5.5% 2.6% 1.2% -0.2% 1.8%
2016 5.2% 0.0% 0.7% 4.8% -0.3%
2015 2.9% 2.9% -0.8% -1.0% 1.8%
2014 5.5% 1.6% 2.1% -0.3% 2.0%
2013 6.6% 4.1% -2.1% 2.8% 1.7%
2012 12.6% 3.9% 0.9% 4.8% 2.6%
2011 5.2% 1.3% 2.7% -1.7% 2.8%
2010 9.6% 3.9% -0.1% 5.4% 0.1%
2009 12.6% -1.0% 4.9% 7.8% 0.6%
2008 -1.9% -2.6% 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
2007 0.4% 0.2% -0.8% 0.4% 0.6%
2006 -0.6% 2.4% 0.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 2.83%
United Kingdom 4.750% 07-Mar-2020 2.26%
United Kingdom 8.000% 07-Jun-2021 2.02%
Blackrock North American Income Trust PLC ORD 1.55%
United Kingdom 1.625% 22-Oct-2028 1.49%
United Kingdom 4.500% 07-Mar-2019 1.45%
United Kingdom 4.250% 07-Dec-2027 1.40%
United Kingdom 5.000% 07-Mar-2025 1.36%
Foresight Solar Fund Ltd ORD 1.21%
SW Funding PLC 5.500% 16-Jun-2023 1.19%

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/03/2006
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B09CC332

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).