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Our forward-looking investment process has helped investors navigate changing market conditions – including times of stress.

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Active management helps to avoid outsized risks that are inherent in passive approaches, and has helped investors achieve their desired outcomes through 50 years of changing environments.

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Risk management is at the center of everything we do. We regularly stress test portfolios to prepare for market interruptions, so that when the world changes, we are ready.

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Investor Education

Information is key to making successful investment decisions. Expand your knowledge of fixed income and global markets:

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Ask PIMCO: Bonds and Market Volatility

How did bonds perform during the market volatility of Q1 2020? Find out what happened in March and why bonds delivered a positive return over the quarter.

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Ask PIMCO: Role of Bonds in Volatile Markets

Ask PIMCO: Role of Bonds in Volatile Markets

Most people invest in bonds for one or all of the following reasons: defence, income and diversification. In a volatile market, do bonds still do what I want them to do?

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Ask PIMCO: Bonds in a Low Rate World

Some investors are asking: in this very low rate environment, what is the value proposition of bonds? We think there are three key reasons to consider investing in bonds.

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A Word about risk: Investing in the bond market is subject to risks, including market, interest rate, issuer, credit, inflation risk, and liquidity risk. The value of most bonds and bond strategies are impacted by changes in interest rates. Bonds and bond strategies with longer durations tend to be more sensitive and volatile than those with shorter durations; bond prices generally fall as interest rates rise, and low interest rate environments increase this risk. Reductions in bond counterparty capacity may contribute to decreased market liquidity and increased price volatility. Bond investments may be worth more or less than the original cost when redeemed. Mortgage and asset-backed securities may be sensitive to changes in interest rates, subject to early repayment risk, and their value may fluctuate in response to the market's perception of issuer creditworthiness; while generally supported by some form of government or private guarantee there is no assurance that private guarantors will meet their obligations. Inflation-linked bonds (ILBs) issued by a government are fixed-income securities whose principal value is periodically adjusted according to the rate of inflation; ILBs decline in value when real interest rates rise. Certain U.S. Government securities are backed by the full faith of the government, obligations of U.S. Government agencies and authorities are supported by varying degrees but are generally not backed by the full faith of the U.S. Government; portfolios that invest in such securities are not guaranteed and will fluctuate in value. Investing in foreign denominated and/or domiciled securities may involve heightened risk due to currency fluctuations, and economic and political risks, which may be enhanced in emerging markets. High-yield, lower-rated, securities involve greater risk than higher-rated securities; portfolios that invest in them may be subject to greater levels of credit and liquidity risk than portfolios that do not. Equities may decline in value due to both real and perceived general market, economic, and industry conditions. Derivatives and commodity-linked derivatives may involve certain costs and risks such as liquidity, interest rate, market, credit, management and the risk that a position could not be closed when most advantageous. Commodity-linked derivative instruments may involve additional costs and risks such as changes in commodity index volatility or factors affecting a particular industry or commodity, such as drought, floods, weather, livestock disease, embargoes, tariffs and international economic, political and regulatory developments. Investing in derivatives could lose more than the amount invested. Diversification does not ensure against loss.

Investment involves risk including possible loss of the principal amount invested. The Fund may use or invest in financial derivatives. PIMCO Funds: Global Investors Series plc is an umbrella type open-ended investment company with variable capital and is incorporated with limited liability under the laws of Ireland with registered number 276928. PIMCO Funds: Global Investors Series plc has appointed PIMCO Asia Pte Ltd as the Singapore Representative. Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the funds carefully before investing. This and other information is contained in the Fund’s Singapore Prospectus which is available and can be obtained from our website www.pimco.com.sg or by contacting the Singapore Representative or a distributor of the Fund. Prospective investors should read the Fund's Singapore Prospectus before deciding whether to subscribe for or purchase shares in any of the Funds. Investors may also wish to seek advice from a financial adviser before making a commitment to invest and in the event you choose not to seek advice, you should consider whether the investment is suitable for you. The value of shares of the Fund and the income accruing to them, if any, may fall or rise. The Funds typically offer different share classes, which are subject to different fees and expenses (which may affect performance), have different minimum investment requirements and are entitled to different services. Unless otherwise stated in the prospectus, the Fund referenced in this material is not managed against a particular benchmark or index, and any reference to a particular benchmark or index in this material is made solely for risk or performance comparison purposes.

There is no guarantee that these investment strategies will work under all market conditions or are suitable for all investors and each investor should evaluate their ability to invest long-term, especially during periods of downturn in the market. Investors should consult their investment professional prior to making an investment decision.

This material contains the current opinions of the manager and such opinions are subject to change without notice. This material has been distributed for informational purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice or a recommendation of any particular security, strategy or investment product. No part of this material may be reproduced in any form, or referred to in any other publication, without express written permission. PIMCO is a trademark of Allianz Asset Management of America L.P. in the United States and throughout the world. ©2020, PIMCO

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