Investment knowledge

Take control of your financial planning and make informed decisions about your investments.

The value of stockmarket investments will fluctuate, which will cause fund prices to fall as well as rise and you may not get back the original amount you invested.

Seven golden rules of investing

Seven golden rules of investing to help work out which type of investment is right for an investor.

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Behavioural Finance

Investors are sometimes described as their own worst enemies – but this maxim is closer to the mark than we might realise. Dave Fishwick, Head of Macro and Equities Investment, and fund manager Eric Lonergan, both of M&G’s Multi Asset team, explain behavioural finance.

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Comparing asset classes

In these unpredictable times, choosing which asset class to hold to secure a reasonable return is probably the most important investment decision of all.

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Understanding investment risks

Understanding risk is an important part of the investment process. Find out four principles to help you managing the risk.

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Key Investor Information Documents (KIIDs) explained

With the introduction of a new EU directive, from 1 July 2012 all investment companies must produce a Key Investor Information Document (KIID). Find out more about the key aspects of the KIID framework set by the UCITS IV directive.

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Independent ratings agencies used by M&G

At M&G, we use a range of independent ratings agencies to give our investors an insight into the relative performance of different funds and fund managers.

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The collective investment schemes referred to in this document (the "Schemes") are open-ended investment companies with variable capital, incorporated in England and Wales. Société Générale, Paris, Zurich Branch, Talacker 50, P.O. Box 5070, 8021 Zurich acts as the Swiss representative of the Schemes (the "Swiss Representative") andacts as their Swiss paying agent. The Instrument of Incorporation, Prospectus, the Key Investor Information Document, as well as the annual or interim Investment Report and Financial Statements of the Schemes (each in their respective latest version approved by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority, in German) can be obtained free of charge from the Swiss Representative in Zurich.


The value of the fund's assets will go down as well as up. This will cause the value of your investment to fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you originally invested.