Legg Mason Western Asset Australian Bond Fund crosses one billion dollars in funds under management

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The Legg Mason Western Asset Australian Bond Fund has passed A$1 billion in funds under management, cementing its position as one of the leading Active Australian bond funds in the market. This actively managed Fund is designed to outperform the Bloomberg AusBond Composite 0+ Year Index and is ranked top quartile in its peer group* over 3, […]

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Zenith awards leading Legg Mason Western Asset Australian Bond Trust a ‘Highly Recommended’ rating

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Legg Mason, one of world’s largest funds management groups, announced that the Legg Mason Western Asset Australian Bond Trust has received the highest rating from Zenith Investment Partners – ‘Highly Recommended’. The Legg Mason Western Asset Australian Bond Trust, managed by Legg Mason’s leading fixed interest specialist affiliate, Western Asset, provides investors with exposure to […]

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Jonathan Baird joins Western Asset as fixed interest investment specialist

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Western Asset, a Legg Mason fixed income specialist affiliate, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Baird to the newly created role of investment specialist and client executive. Based in Melbourne, Baird will be responsible for managing client interests across the Legg Mason Western Asset fund range covering both Australian and global strategies. Baird joins Western […]

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In an uncertain world, investors must defend the defensive

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As the world grapples with an uncertain growth and global interest rate outlook, active and unconstrained strategies are more important than ever for fixed-income investors, according to Western Asset Management. In a new white paper —Defending the Defensive: Protecting Your Fixed-Income Portfolio in a Low-Yield World— Western Asset, one of the world’s largest fixed-income managers, […]

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