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BGF US Dollar Bond A1 USD

Ranked 6 out of 11 in - US Dollar over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Bob Miller

Bob Miller, managing director, is head multi-sector and rates within BlackRock's Americas Fixed Income Alpha Strategies and a member of the Americas Fixed Income Executive Team. He is a portfolio manager of BlackRock's Core Bond, Total Return, and Strategic Income Opportunities funds. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2011, Bob was a co-founder and partner at the Round Table Investment Management Company, a multi-strategy, research-based investment company, where he managed a global macro strategy. Previously, Bob spent 20 years at Bank of America, where he served in a variety of roles, most recently as senior portfolio manager for the bank's proprietary multi-asset class investment portfolio. Bob managed global equity and credit, global interest rate derivative, and sovereign debt portfolios during his tenure at Bank of America. He is a Trustee of Davidson College, a member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Investment Committee. He is also actively involved with the Davidson July Experience program. Bob is a former Trustee and past Chairman of the Board at Trinity Episcopal School, and remains a member of the Friends of Trinity Board. He earned a BA in Economics from Davidson College.

Rick Rieder

Rick Rieder is a managing director and BlackRock's chief investment officer of fundamental fixed income, co-head of Americas fixed income and a member of the executive committee of the firm-wide alpha strategy business. He is also a member of BlackRock's firm-wide Operating, Leadership, and Philanthropy Committees. Before joining BlackRock in 2009, Rieder was president and CEO of R3 Capital Partners. He served as vice chairman and member of the Borrowing Committee for the U.S. Treasury. Rieder is currently a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets, and was recently elected as the 2013 inductee into the Fixed Income Analysts Society Fixed Income Hall of Fame. From 1987 to 2008, Rieder was with Lehman Brothers, most recently as head of the firm's Global Principal Strategies team. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Rieder was a credit analyst at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta.

Objective

This fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 80% of its total assets in investment grade fixed income transferable securities. At least 70% of the Funds total assets are invested in fixed income transferable securities denominated in US dollars. Currency exposure is flexibly managed. As part of its investment objective the Fund may invest up to 50% of its total assets in ABS and MBS whether investment grade or not.

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Performance

US Dollar over : 30/06/2017 - 30/06/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.5% -0.2%
2017 3.5% 1.0% 1.8% 0.7% -0.1%
2016 2.2% 2.3% 2.5% 0.6% -3.1%
2015 -0.7% 1.7% -1.8% 0.5% -1.0%
2014 6.1% 2.2% 2.0% 0.5% 1.3%
2013 -1.4% 0.1% -2.5% 0.8% 0.2%
2012 7.2% 1.5% 1.9% 2.7% 1.0%
2011 6.1% 0.6% 1.9% 2.4% 1.0%
2010 7.9% 2.1% 4.2% 3.2% -1.8%
2009 9.0% -0.6% 3.8% 5.0% 0.7%
2008 -5.8% 0.3% -0.3% -3.6% -2.2%
2007 4.5% 1.6% -2.0% 2.8% 2.2%
2006 2.9% -0.9% -0.5% 3.8% 0.6%
2005 1.7% -0.6% 2.6% -0.7% 0.3%
2004 3.7% 2.1% -2.6% 3.5% 0.8%
2003 3.9% 1.4% 3.0% -1.1% 0.6%
2002 9.2% 0.5% 2.9% 4.1% 1.5%
2001 6.9% 3.1% 0.6% 4.0% -0.9%
2000 8.9% 1.0% 0.3% 3.1% 4.3%
1999 -3.3% -0.9% -2.9% 0.2% 0.4%
1998 8.5% 1.6% 2.5% 3.3% 0.8%
1997 6.1% -1.2% 3.1% 2.3% 1.8%
1996 1.0% -3.2% -0.4% 2.1% 2.5%
1995 16.9% 4.3% 5.9% 1.3% 4.5%
1994 -3.8% -3.2% -0.7% 0.1% 0.0%
1993 8.8% 4.2% 2.3% 3.4% -1.3%
1992 5.4% -2.0% 3.5% 5.0% -1.1%
1991 12.0% 1.2% 0.0% 5.2% 5.2%
1990 7.6% -0.4% 3.4% -0.8% 5.3%
1989 0.9% 2.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Brunei Darussalam
  5. Chile
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Guernsey
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Hungary
  15. Iceland
  16. Ireland
  17. Jersey
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Macau
  20. Malta
  21. Mauritius
  22. Netherlands
  23. Norway
  24. Poland
  25. Portugal
  26. Singapore
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/04/1989
  • Share Class size16Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0028835386

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.85%
  • Initial investment5.00%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).