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BGF World Bond A3 USD

Ranked 9 out of 15 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Aidan Doyle

Aidan Doyle, CFA, director, is a member of the European & Non-US Fixed Income Group within BlackRock Fundamental Fixed Income. He is a portfolio manager on the Global Bond portfolio team. Doyle began his career at BlackRock in 2010. He earned a BA degree in economics, with honours, from Trinity College Dublin in 2009 and an MSc in finance from Imperial College London in 2010.

Scott Thiel

London-based Scott Thiel is currently deputy CIO of Fundamental Fixed Income at BlackRock. Before joining BlackRock in 2002, Scott was a vice president at Goldman Sachs where he spent thirteen years. He earned a BA in American history from Princeton University. Outside of fund management, Scott enjoys tennis, soccer, running, skiing and going to the theatre and is a member of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Objective

The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Funds assets. The Fund invests globally at least 70% of its total assets in fixed income securities. These include bonds and money market instruments (i.e. debt securities with short term maturities). The fixed income securities may be issued by governments, government agencies, companies and supranationals. At least 70% of the Funds total assets will be investment grade at the time of purchase.

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Performance

Global over : 30/06/2017 - 30/06/2018
  • Rank 9/15 Total Return
  • Rank 5/15 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 6/15 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
7 Barings International Bond A USD Inc USD

0.5%

8 Pinebridge Global Funds - Global Bond A USD

0.4%

9 BGF World Bond A3 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

0.3%

10 JPM Aggregate Bond A Acc USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

0.2%

11 BGF Global Government Bond E2 USD USD

0.1%

Fund Name Currency Risk
3 Rasmala Global Sukuk Accumulation Share Class USD

1.3

4 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Ex-US Inst USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.5

5 JPM Aggregate Bond A Acc USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.5

5 BGF World Bond A3 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.5

7 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Inst USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.6

Fund Name Currency Loss
4 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Inst USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-0.7%

4 JPM Global Government Bond A Acc USD Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-0.7%

6 BGF World Bond A3 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-0.9%

7 BGF Global Government Bond E2 USD USD

-1.2%

8 JPM Aggregate Bond A Acc USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-1.2%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.3% -0.6%
2017 3.1% 0.6% 1.3% 0.8% 0.4%
2016 2.7% 2.6% 1.9% 1.1% -2.9%
2015 -0.2% 1.5% -2.7% 0.9% 0.2%
2014 7.1% 2.3% 2.1% 0.8% 1.8%
2013 0.3% 0.2% -1.5% 0.8% 0.8%
2012 6.8% 1.9% 1.2% 2.2% 1.3%
2011 3.7% 0.3% 0.8% 1.6% 0.9%
2010 4.3% 2.0% 2.1% 2.2% -1.9%
2009 5.5% 0.2% 1.1% 3.8% 0.3%
2008 4.5% 2.5% -2.5% 0.8% 3.7%
2007 2.4% 1.3% -1.2% 2.3% 0.0%
2006 5.4% -0.6% 2.4% 1.6% 1.9%
2005 -5.4% -2.5% -0.9% -1.0% -1.2%
2004 2.5% 7.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/04/2004
  • Share Class size12Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0184696853
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Initial investment0.85%

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