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The Fund seeks to achieve a positive gross return through a conservative allocation (low duration and high credit quality) to rates and credit as more fully described below. Due to the prevailing interest rate environment or other factors, it is possible that this may not be achieved.
The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing in debt securities and cash. Debt securities may include government debt securities, fixed and floating rate corporate debt securities, ABS, Money Market Instruments and cash equivalents.
The Fund will invest at least 70% of its NAV in debt securities denominated in USD.
The Fund may invest up to 20% of its NAV in ABS. Such securities will have a minimum credit rating of AAA at the time of purchase.
The average portfolio duration will not exceed 18 months. Portfolio Duration is a measure of the weighted average Duration of the individual debt securities of the portfolio. For the purposes of the Fund, debt securities will not have a residual maturity exceeding 3 years at the time of purchase.
The Fund may invest up to 5% of its NAV in non-investment grade debt securities but will not invest in securities with a credit rating of below B- by Standard and Poors rating agency, or equivalent (or in the case of unrated debt securities, determined to be of an equivalent rating).
The Fund may invest in derivatives on credit, rates and currencies which may be used to achieve both long and short positions.
Non-USD investments are intended to be hedged back into USD on a discretionary basis.