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Fixed Income

BGF World Bond Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Apr 8, 2020 USD 1,209.604
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Sep 4, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Apr 2, 2004
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 LU0184697588
Bloomberg Ticker MERWBC1
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B00MZM2
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEGATRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 2.80
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Mar 31, 2020 2.82
5y Beta as of Mar 31, 2020 1.077

Ratings

Ratings

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Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
UMBS 30YR TBA(REG A) 2.60
TREASURY (CPI) NOTE 0.5 04/15/2024 2.54
GNMA2 30YR TBA(REG C) 1.02
TREASURY NOTE 2.25 03/31/2021 1.01
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.26 01/14/2029 0.89
Name Weight (%)
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 0.84
FNMA 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 0.75
FGOLD 30YR 3% MLB 125K 2013 0.74
UK CONV GILT 1.75 09/07/2037 0.63
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #32 2.3 03/20/2040 0.59
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Mar 31, 2020

% 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
C1 USD Daily 58.46 0.61 1.05 62.20 55.94 - LU0184697588 - -
X2 USD Accumulating 90.69 0.96 1.07 96.30 86.70 - LU0184697158 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.95 0.11 1.01 11.64 10.47 - LU1087925589 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 188.48 1.95 1.05 201.35 180.57 - LU0330917880 - -
A1 USD Daily 58.07 0.60 1.04 61.78 55.56 - LU0012053665 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 204.64 2.12 1.05 218.43 195.98 - LU0692855462 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 84.52 0.89 1.06 89.80 80.82 - LU0297941972 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.42 0.15 1.05 15.38 13.81 - LU0372548510 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 74.16 0.78 1.06 78.85 70.94 - LU0184697075 - -
X2 Hgd DKK Accumulating 114.67 1.21 1.07 122.30 109.76 - LU0862984498 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.22 0.10 0.99 10.92 9.79 - LU0308772333 - -
D3 USD Monthly 58.02 0.61 1.06 61.73 55.56 - LU0827888321 - -
A3 USD Monthly 57.95 0.61 1.06 61.66 55.48 - LU0184696853 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 68.16 0.92 1.37 71.21 63.69 - LU0277197678 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 80.27 0.84 1.06 85.31 76.76 - LU0184696937 - -
X2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.96 0.12 1.01 12.78 11.46 - LU1288049783 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.72 0.12 1.03 12.56 11.24 - LU0808759830 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.15 0.11 1.10 10.85 9.74 - LU1830001282 - -
X2 Hgd NOK Accumulating 13.68 0.14 1.03 14.64 13.11 - LU0739658705 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.70 0.13 1.03 13.59 12.17 - LU0757589873 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 194.01 2.02 1.05 207.18 185.84 - LU0827888594 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.78 0.12 1.03 12.61 11.29 - LU0871639547 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 102.32 1.09 1.08 108.97 98.01 - LU1529944784 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income and Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the Multi-Asset Strategies Group

Rick Rieder, Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team in the Multi-Asset Strategies Group, a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee and Chairman of the firm-wide BlackRock Investment Council.

Russell Brownback
Russell Brownback
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)
Trevor Slaven
Trevor Slaven

Literature

Literature