Fixed Income

BGF World Bond Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.


Important Information:
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns


The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in USD, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in USD.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 19-Aug-2019 USD 1,380.716
Base Currency USD
Fund Launch Date 04-Sep-1985
Share Class launch date 25-Oct-2012
Asset Class Fixed Income
Morningstar Category Global Bond - USD Hedged
Benchmark Index BBG Barc Global Aggregate Index (USD Hedged)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827888321
Bloomberg Ticker BGWBD3U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B7V7N43
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEGATRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

Modified Duration as of 31-Jul-2019 8.30
3y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Jul-2019 2.47
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of 31-Jul-2019 2.58
5y Beta as of 31-Jul-2019 0.943

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Bond Fund, Class D3, as of 31-Jul-2019 rated against 261 Global Bond - USD Hedged Funds.

Morningstar Analyst Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating - Bronze
Morningstar has awarded the Fund a Bronze medal. Fewer than 10% of US open-end funds hold medalist ratings. (Effective 16-Jan-2019)

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 2.12
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.17 01/08/2028 1.57
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #54 0.8 03/20/2047 1.22
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.19 04/11/2024 1.22
RUSSIAN FEDERATION 8.5 09/17/2031 1.11
Name Weight (%)
CHINA PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF (GOVERNM 3.29 10/18/2023 0.95
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #318 1 09/20/2021 0.90
MEXICO (UNITED MEXICAN STATES) (GO 5.75 03/05/2026 0.87
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 5YR #138 0.1 12/20/2023 0.86
EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK MTN 2.125 01/15/2024 0.79
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of 31-Jul-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class D3 USD Monthly 59.99 -0.18 -0.30 60.17 54.47 - LU0827888321 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 202.25 -0.61 -0.30 202.86 185.78 - LU0827888594 - -
Class A2 Hedged GBP None 12.20 -0.03 -0.25 12.23 11.12 - LU0808759830 - -
Class A1 USD Daily 60.01 -0.18 -0.30 60.19 54.53 - LU0012053665 - -
Class A2 USD None 82.19 -0.24 -0.29 82.43 73.74 - LU0184696937 - -
Class A3 USD Monthly 59.91 -0.18 -0.30 60.09 54.41 - LU0184696853 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 197.00 -0.59 -0.30 197.59 181.57 - LU0330917880 - -
Class D2 Hedged GBP None 12.22 -0.04 -0.33 12.26 11.11 - LU0871639547 - -
Class D2 USD None 86.32 -0.25 -0.29 86.57 77.19 - LU0297941972 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Rick Rieder
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)

Literature

Literature