M&G's Jim Leaviss on three decades in bonds: 'An incredible puzzle', scary times and embracing the arts

Bringing bond investing to a broader audience

Katrina Lloyd
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Following the news that M&G Investments’ CIO of fixed income Jim Leaviss is leaving the group after 27 years to study for an MA in the History of Art, Investment Week editor-in-chief Katrina Lloyd talks to the manager about his career, educating investors and why successful new entrants must “live and breathe bonds”.

"There is nothing more fascinating than a fixed income instrument. Nothing," So begins Uncle Jim's World of Bonds podcasts, one of the many avenues the well-known fund manager has tried to educate and excite investors about the asset class over the years. M&G names CIO of fixed income as Jim Leaviss departs Whether it is through his team's popular Bond Vigilantes blogs, articles, videos, media commentary or meeting advisers across the country, M&G's CIO of fixed income has been passionate about bringing bond investing to a broader audience during a career spanning nearly three decades...

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