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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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of May 24, 2019 USD 1,440.358
Base Currency U.S. Dollar
Fund Inception Date Sep 4, 1985
Share Class Inception Date Feb 11, 2008
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 LU0184697158
Bloomberg Ticker BGFWUX2
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43HJR5
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker LEGATRUH
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Apr 30, 2019 2.46
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Apr 30, 2019 2.49
5y Beta as of Apr 30, 2019 0.920

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF World Bond Fund, Class X2, as of Apr 30, 2019 rated against 255 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 Jan 16, 2019)

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Apr 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
GNMA2 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 2.25
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 2YR #398 0.1 03/01/2021 1.34
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 30YR #54 0.8 03/20/2047 1.16
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #23 0.1 03/10/2028 1.03
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 10YR #318 1 09/20/2021 0.90
Name Weight (%)
INDIA (REPUBLIC OF) 7.17 01/08/2028 0.86
JAPAN (GOVERNMENT OF) 5YR #138 0.1 12/20/2023 0.86
EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK MTN 2.125 01/15/2024 0.80
UMBS 30YR TBA(REG A) 0.79
FNMA 30YR 2016 PRODUCTION 0.78
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
Allocations subject to change.
as of Apr 30, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
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% of Market Value

Type Fund Benchmark Net
as of Apr 30, 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
X2 USD Accumulating 87.76 0.15 0.17 87.76 82.07 - LU0184697158 - -
I2 USD Accumulating 10.64 0.02 0.19 10.64 9.98 - LU1087925589 - -
A6 Hgd SGD Monthly 10.20 0.02 0.20 10.20 9.79 - LU1830001282 - -
X2 Hgd DKK Accumulating 113.75 0.18 0.16 113.75 108.69 - LU0862984498 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 189.15 0.29 0.15 189.15 181.57 - LU0330917880 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 78.36 0.13 0.17 78.36 73.74 - LU0184696937 - -
A2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.67 0.01 0.09 11.67 11.12 - LU0808759830 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 72.73 0.12 0.17 72.73 68.65 - LU0184697075 - -
A3 USD Monthly 57.37 0.10 0.17 57.37 54.41 - LU0184696853 - -
C1 USD Daily 57.83 0.09 0.16 57.83 54.88 - LU0184697588 - -
X2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 12.53 0.02 0.16 12.53 11.86 - LU0757589873 - -
A1 USD Daily 57.45 0.10 0.17 57.45 54.53 - LU0012053665 - -
X2 Hgd NOK Accumulating 13.42 0.02 0.15 13.42 12.68 - LU0739658705 - -
D2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 10.26 0.01 0.10 10.26 9.85 - LU0308772333 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 64.95 -0.26 -0.40 65.21 58.67 - LU0277197678 - -
X2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 203.56 0.32 0.16 203.56 194.18 - LU0692855462 - -
X2 Hgd NZD Accumulating 11.71 0.02 0.17 11.71 11.00 - LU1288049783 - -
A6 Hgd GBP Monthly 9.38 0.02 0.21 9.38 9.06 - LU1484780744 - -
X2 Hgd CHF Accumulating 14.40 0.03 0.21 14.40 13.77 - LU0372548510 - -
A6 Hgd HKD Monthly 96.05 0.17 0.18 96.05 92.38 - LU1484780827 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 82.23 0.14 0.17 82.23 77.19 - LU0297941972 - -
D3 USD Monthly 57.44 0.09 0.16 57.44 54.47 - LU0827888321 - -
A8 Hgd CNH Monthly 101.81 0.18 0.18 101.81 97.63 - LU1529944784 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 194.02 0.30 0.15 194.02 185.78 - LU0827888594 - -
D2 Hgd GBP Accumulating 11.69 0.02 0.17 11.69 11.11 - LU0871639547 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Rick Rieder
Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer of Fixed Income

Rick Rieder

Aidan Doyle (FI)
Aidan Doyle (FI)

Literature

Literature

 

 

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