Fact sheet: Morg Stnly Gbl Bal Inc

Fund information
Fund name
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income IR EUR GBP
Fund manager company
Morgan Stanley Investment Fund
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Manfred Huisince 30/07/2014
  • Andrew Harmstonesince 30/07/2014
Fund objective
Seeks an attractive level of total return by managing a broad asset mix within a targeted risk range of 4-10%, which is subject to change. The fund invests primarily in equities, fixed income, commodity-linked investments and cash. Income is enhanced by the sale of put options on major equity indices. Derivatives such as index futures are used for efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Quick stats
1 Year return
18.1%
1 Year rank in sector
6/134
Sector
FO Mixed Asset - Balanced
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.03%
Fund size
£501m (£405m last year)
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Templeton Emg Mkts Bal31%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Global Emerging Markets26.4%
    Europe23.6%
    North America19.6%
    Japan15.7%
    Money Market13.3%
  • Financials20%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents13.3%
    Industrials12.3%
    Information Technology10.8%
    Consumer Discretionary10.3%
  • Global Fixed Interest55.9%
    International Equities30.8%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents13.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-3.8%0.8%8.5%18.1%--
Sector0.2%-1.2%2.6%2.5%9%24.3%
Rank within sector142 / 14317 / 14310 / 1366 / 134--
Quartile4th1st1st1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund16%-0.4%---
Sector3.3%-0.3%4.7%7.5%7.6%
Rank within sector7 / 13356 / 124---
Quartile1st2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
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Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
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Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
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Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
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Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
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Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
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R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
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Price movement
52 week high22.27
52 week low18.35
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price20.85
Region
1Global Emerging Markets26.39%
2Europe23.57%
3North America19.61%
4Japan15.72%
5Money Market13.3%
6Asia Pacific ex Japan1.41%
Industry sector
1Financials19.99%
2Cash & Cash Equivalents13.3%
3Industrials12.26%
4Information Technology10.79%
5Consumer Discretionary10.29%
6Consumer Staples7.59%
7Telecommunications Utilities5.67%
8Energy5.62%
9Health Care5.51%
Asset type
1Global Fixed Interest55.86%
2International Equities30.84%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents13.3%
Individual holdings
No data available.
Management
Fund manager group
Morgan Stanley
Fund manager company
Morgan Stanley Investment Fund
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Seeks an attractive level of total return by managing a broad asset mix within a targeted risk range of 4-10%, which is subject to change. The fund invests primarily in equities, fixed income, commodity-linked investments and cash. Income is enhanced by the sale of put options on major equity indices. Derivatives such as index futures are used for efficient portfolio management.
Benchmark
No data available.
Investment style
Balanced
Investment method
None
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Manfred Hui30/07/2014Manfred is a member of the Global Tactical Asset Allocation team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2007 and has five years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm, Manfred worked for the market risk team at Dresdner Kleinwort. Manfred received a B.Sc. in computer science from King's College London University and a M.Sc. in finance from Hong Kong University. He is a CFA charterholder.
Andrew Harmstone30/07/2014Andrew is a portfolio manager for the Global Asset Allocation team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2008 and has 30 years of relevant industry experience. Prior to joining the Firm, Andrew worked at Bear Stearns as head of European Equity Quantitative Research. Previously, he headed European Equity Derivatives and Quantitative Research at Lehman Brothers. While at Lehman, Andrew was voted first place in Derivatives Research in Europe in the 2004 Institutional Investor survey. Andrew has also worked as the head of Product Development at Credit Suisse and had held various positions including the European head of Structured Derivatives and US head of the Futures and Options Group at JP Morgan Investment Management. He was also consultant to the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms investigating the 1987 Market Break. Andrew received a MA in business economics from University of Pennsylvania, U.S. and a BA (Honors) in economics from University of Wisconsin.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income A EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price27.22
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7M
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income A EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price29.21
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7N
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income AHR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.34%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.34%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7O
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income AR EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price23.98
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7P
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income AR EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price25.74
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7Q
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income BR EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price23.28
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7R
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income BR EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.99
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7S
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income CHR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.04%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.23
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFWWF
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income CR EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3%
Total expense ratio (TER)3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price23.42
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7T
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income CR EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.7%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3%
Total expense ratio (TER)3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price25.14
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7U
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income I EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.03%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price26.27
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE6BJ
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income I EUR USD
Initial charge3%
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£50,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.03%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.04%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price28.2
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE6BK
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income IHR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.07%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.85
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFWWG
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income IR EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.03%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.03%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.7
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7V
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income IR EUR GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.03%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.03%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price20.85
CurrencyGBP
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7W
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income IR EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.03%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.03%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price26.51
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7X
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income Z EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price28.06
CurrencyEUR
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7Y
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income Z EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.99%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price30.12
CurrencyUSD
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP7Z
Morg Stnly Global Balanced Income ZHR GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.8%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.03%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.02%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price23.74
CurrencyGBP
Price updated06/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFWBE
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