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BGF World Bond A2 USD

Ranked 26 out of 35 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 : 30/04/2017 - 30/04/2018
  • Rank 26/35 Total Return
  • Rank 9/35 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 9/35 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
24 Capital Group Gl Intermediate Bond (Lux) C USD USD

1.2%

25 BGF Global Government Bond A2 USD USD

1.1%

26 BGF World Bond A2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.1%

27 Pinebridge Global Funds - Global Bond Y USD

0.9%

27 JPMorgan SAR Global Bond Fund - Class A USD

0.9%

Fund Name Currency Risk
7 JPMorgan Global Bond (san) - USD USD

1.6

8 Hang Seng Global Bond Fund Acc A USD

1.6

9 BGF World Bond A2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.7

10 JPMorgan SAR Global Bond Fund - Class A USD

1.7

11 PIMCO GIS Global Bond Inst USD Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

1.7

Fund Name Currency Loss
8 JPMorgan Global Bond (san) - USD USD

-0.8%

9 BGF World Bond A2 USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

-0.9%

10 BGF Global Government Bond A2 USD USD

-0.9%

11 JPMorgan SAR Global Bond Fund - Class A USD

-0.9%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.3%
2017 3.1% 0.6% 1.3% 0.9% 0.4%
2016 2.7% 2.7% 1.9% 1.1% -2.9%
2015 -0.2% 1.5% -2.7% 0.9% 0.1%
2014 7.2% 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% 2.3% 1.3%
2011 3.6% 0.3% 0.8% 1.6% 0.9%
2010 4.3% 1.9% 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% -0.5% 2.4% 1.6% 1.9%
2005 -5.4% -2.5% -0.9% -1.0% -1.2%
2004 2.5% 7.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/09/1985
  • Share Class size144Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0184696937
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management0.85%
  • Initial investment0.85

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