Legg Mason Western Asset Short Duration Blue Chip Bond Fund

The performance figures are based on the oldest share class which is USD, so are slightly misleading. We don’t have access to the UK share class performance figures. The fund was launched in 2009 and is a child of the financial crisis.

It limits its investments to credit risk A- and above. The aim is to deliver a return of between 2 and 4% per annum over a cycle. When launched the fund grew to £500 million as investors searched for an alternative to cash. As investors started to move up the risk scale the fund saw its size fall to around £30 million. They re-launched the fund three years ago with a change of name, but nothing else really changed. The fund now has around £200 in assets….read more

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