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FNW Fidelity Strategic Bond

Underlying Fund

FE Crown Rating ( Underlying )

Fund Objective ( Underlying )

The fund aims to provide relatively high income with the possibility of capital growth. It invests primarily in sterling denominated (or hedged back to sterling) bonds and has the freedom to invest outside the fund’s principal geographies, market sectors, industries or asset classes. The fund can invest in bonds issued by governments, companies and other bodies and can use derivatives with the aim of risk or cost reduction or to generate additional capital or income in line with the fund’s risk profile. May also make extensive use of derivatives including more complex instruments or strategies to achieve the investment objective and these may result in leverage. In such situations performance may rise or fall more than it would have done otherwise, reflecting such additional exposure.

Fund Manager ( Underlying )

Ian Spreadbury




Primary Asset Class

Fund Size

GBX 3.42m as at 28-Feb-2015

Downloads ( Underlying )

Unit Name

FNW Fidelity Strategic Bond 4





Initial Charge


Unit Currency




Annual Charge



GBX 151.90

Change (Mid)

-0.30 (-0.20%)

Unit LaunchDate


Performance Overview

Performance Charts

Cumulative Performance

  YTD 3m 6m 1y 3y 5y
Fund 2.43 2.57 4.11 6.82 16.67 28.08
Sector 2.08 2.26 2.62 4.48 20.15 29.57

Discrete Performance (%)

  2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund 6.31 0.58 8.87 3.83 6.88
Sector 4.26 4.58 13.13 -0.48 8.41

Asset Allocation ( Underlying )

breakdown chart
  Asset Class % of Fund
UK Fixed Interest 45.15
US Fixed Interest 12.10
European Fixed Interest 7.53
French Fixed Interest 6.24
Asia Pacific Fixed Interest 5.16
Scandinavian Fixed Interest 4.20
Europe ex UK Fixed Interest 4.08
European Emerging Fixed Interest 3.93
Asia Pacific ex Japan Fixed Interest 2.91
German Fixed Interest 2.55
American Emerging Fixed Interest 1.75
Money Market 1.61
Swiss Fixed Interest 1.16
Global Fixed Interest 0.94
Middle East & African Fixed Interest 0.30
Japanese Fixed Interest 0.29
Canadian Fixed Interest 0.10

Regional Breakdown ( Underlying )

breakdown chart
  Region % of Fund
UK 45.15
USA 12.10
Mediterranean 7.53
France 6.24
Australasia 5.16
Scandinavia 4.20
Benelux 4.08
Eastern Europe 3.93
Asia Pacific ex Japan 2.91
Germany 2.55
Latin America 1.75
Money Market 1.61
Switzerland 1.16
Other & Unclassified 0.63
Multinational 0.61
Middle East/ Africa 0.30
Japan 0.29
Canada 0.10
FX / Derivative P&L -0.30

Sector Breakdown ( Underlying )

breakdown chart
  Sector % of Fund
Treasury 20.66
Communications 16.97
Utilities 9.95
Banks & Brokers 7.36
ABS / MBS 7.14
Insurance 5.69
Transport 5.36
Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods 5.03
Covered 4.46
Property 4.22
Cyclical Consumer Goods 3.28
Basic Industries 3.24
Other Financial 2.41
Money Market 1.61
Capital Goods 1.19
Quasi / Sov / Supra / Agncy 1.09
Energy 0.51
Technology 0.12
Unclassified 0.03
FX / Derivative P&L -0.32

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling.